The National Standards for Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) define the core components of a comprehensive, coordinated, and family-centered system of care for CYSHCN.
Governors can control costs, advance their priorities, and enhance lives by improving the social and economic conditions that make up 80 percent of the factors affecting their residents’ health. Governors are uniquely positioned to maximize state resources to address the conditions affecting health by leading cross-agency and public-private collaborations, leveraging siloed state resources, and advancing evidence-based health policy approaches.
In response to the COVID-19 epidemic, health systems are increasing their use of virtual tools and telehealth at unprecedented speed and insurers are expanding coverage for the services. These tools have great potential to help consumers access services that may be difficult to do so in-person and help physicians manage patients’ care remotely. As the […]
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) has announced the launch of a new initiative that will invest up to $18 million over three years to help primary care practices prevent heart disease and stroke. Through this new funding opportunity, the agency is expanding its commitment to ensuring that primary care practices have the support […]
The President’s budget request for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2021 proposes a 10 percent reduction in the Department of Health and Human 大众彩票网’ (HHS) budget. A signature piece of the budget features the President’s Health Reform Vision, which includes $844 billion in cuts over 10 years to implement the Administration’s efforts to provide “better care […]
In their 大众彩票网 state of the state speeches, governors identified new health policy initiatives on a wide range of issues. As of mid-February, 42 governors had delivered speeches or outlined key budget priorities, and all addressed health issues – most commonly strategies to tackle health care costs and behavioral health issues. Below are highlights of the key health themes […]