In light of recent postal delays and housing displacements caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic crisis, and a wave of natural disasters across the country, state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) agencies face new challenges communicating with their enrollees about their health coverage. Acting now to mitigate these challenges is essential as states are preparing for the end of the public health emergency (PHE) and “catching up” on coverage renewals for a large portion of their enrollees. This expert perspective reviews strategies that state Medicaid and CHIP agencies may consider to help mitigate coverage losses.
Special Topics in Payment Reform: State Levers, Multi-Payer Approaches, and Measurement
Michael Bailit and Mary Beth Dyer, Bailit Health Purchasing, LLC
The final webinar in a three-part series on payment reform, this presentation by Bailit Health Purchasing addresses special topics in payment reform including using state levers to implement payment reform, multi-payer strategies, and measuring delivery system performance. Examples of state levers will include legislative and regulatory action, utilizing purchasing authority, and coordinating across public entities. The webinar also discusses the role of performance measurement in value-based payment models and the adoption of performance measurement sets.