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Resources by Topic: Health reform

Key Rural Issues for Medicare Reform, 2001
Brief overview of rural issues related to Medicare reform. Discusses the need for rural representation and adequate payments to ensure healthcare access.
Date: 2001
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Pennsylvania Rural Health Model
Provides information on a joint CMS and the Pennsylvania Department of Health model designed to improve the financial viability of rural Pennsylvania hospitals and reduce the growth of hospital expenditures across payers, including Medicare. Includes information on participating hospitals and details about the performance period and model targets.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Indian Health Service: Sexual Abuse Prevention
Features news, policies, and trainings regarding the prevention of sexual abuse in Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities. Details policies to oversee patient safety in healthcare settings.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Medi-Cal Certified Eligibles - Recent Trends
Provides county and zip-code level data on enrollees in California's Medicaid program. Includes Excel files with the number of enrollees by county and age group, race/ethnicity, and language. Identifies the number eligible with and without the Affordable Care Act expansion by zip code and county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Health Care Services
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Rural Health Value: Innovations & Demonstrations
Profiles of rural health delivery and finance innovations and summaries of selected rural health demonstration programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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State Delivery System and Payment Reform Map
Identifies states with active Medicaid payments to health homes and medical homes underway and describes the related activities in each state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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CMS Innovation Center
Supports the development, testing and sharing of innovative healthcare payment and service delivery models. Includes data, reports, webinars and forums for sharing knowledge among healthcare innovators, data researchers and policy analysts.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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