Policy and data experts met at the 2023 Tennessee State of Reform Health Policy Conference to discuss alternative payment models (APMs), and how they’re changing the way healthcare is paid for. Brooks Daverman, Medicaid expert consultant at McKinsey & Company, began the discussion with a brief overview of the four APM categories. The first category … Read more

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) released its action plan on non-medical drivers of health (NMDOH) at the Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee meeting on Feb. 21st.     NMDOH, also referred to as social determinants of health, are conditions where people “live, learn, work, and play that affect a wide … Read more

On a panel led by the newly appointed Colorado Medicaid Director Adela Flores-Brennan during the 2022 Colorado State of Reform Health Policy Conference, officials from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) spoke to the state’s continuing efforts to improve Medicaid.     HCPF panelists outlined some of the many plans it’s … Read more