Both a call to action and a roadmap for progress, Families USA’s latest report, Health Reform 2.0 lays out a path for securing high-quality, affordable health care to all Americans—regardless of income, age, race, or ethnicity—and for achieving the “Triple Aim”: improving health, enhancing quality of care, and reducing health care costs.
Find out how to get involved in developing Medicaid health homes, one of the ways states can get funding from the Affordable Care Act to provide coordinated, patient-centered care.
Lays out options for states determining benefit packages (called Alternative Benefit Plans) for those who are newly eligible for Medicaid, including key factors states should consider when designing these benefits.
Explains how accountable care organizations give financial incentives to health care providers to work as a team to deliver high-quality care;discusses challenges states face when implementing ACOs in Medicaid.
Lays out the basics of how managed long-term care in Medicaid works; highlights key questions for advocates to ask when evaluating how managed care will affect consumers.