Medicaid programs making headway with medical homes

March 2011
State Health Watch;Mar2011, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p9
The article reports on the assistance being given by the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) to several states to develop medical home programs in their Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs. Nebraska is cited as an example of a state with modest budget to launch its medical home program. According to Mary Takach, the lead researcher on NASHP's Medical Homes II Consortium project, the medical home pilot projects succeeded in preventing inappropriate utilization of services.


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