Deadline approaching to renew Medicaid IT cost allocation waiver

April 9, 2018 // News Room, Our Blog

If you are reading this, we assume you are sold on the benefits of an integrated human services systems design and development approach. If not, take a look at our longer piece here.   At the end of this calendar year, an important cost allocation waiver expires. This waiver currently allows states and other federal […]

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Enhanced Human Services Systems Improvement Under the Cost Allocation Waiver

April 9, 2018 // News Room, Our Publications

Summary   Unless the Office of Management and Budget and the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture act at the end of calendar year 2018, an important waiver which has been beneficial to states will expire. This cost allocation waiver currently allows state Medicaid programs to integrate their eligibility and enrollment systems […]

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Integrating Social Determinants of Health into the Electronic Health Record

April 4, 2018 // News Room

In this month’s Health Affairs, Michael Cantor and Lorna Thorpe wrote a piece titled: “Integrating Data On Social Determinants Of Health Into Electronic Health Records”. The authors suggest integrating Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) data into the patient’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) for improved population health. Policymakers in the Medicaid space have been considering this […]

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