Medicaid/Medicare

Comments to CMS on single streamlined application data elements

Posted on November 13, 2012. Filed under: Comments, Health Insurance Exchanges, logo, Medicaid/Medicare |

In September, 2012, the Coalition for Whole Health submitted comments to CMS on their proposed data elements for the single, streamlined application for Exchange credits, Medicaid, and SCHIP. Read the comments here. The comments thank CMS for simplifying the application to only include the minimum that is required to determine eligibility.  The comments also thanked […]

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Comments to CMS on Medicaid State Plan Home and Community-Based Services

Posted on November 13, 2012. Filed under: Comments, logo, Medicaid/Medicare |

In July, 2012, the Coalition for Whole Health submitted comments to CMS on their proposed rule related to the Section 1915(i) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) State plan option. Read the comments here. Section 1915(i) provides an important opportunity for States to provide home and community-based services to Medicaid beneficiaries with mental health and/or […]

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Comments on Alcohol and Depression Screening

Posted on August 15, 2011. Filed under: Comments, logo, Medicaid/Medicare | Tags: , , |

LAC staff developed comments in August 2011 on behalf of the Coalition for Whole Health to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on proposed guidance on Medicare coverage of alcohol screening and counseling and depression screening as preventive services. Read the comments here.    

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Comments to CMS on Accountable Care Organizations

Posted on June 30, 2011. Filed under: Comments, logo, Medicaid/Medicare | Tags: , |

In June 2011, the Coalition for Whole Health submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on a proposed rule governing Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Read the comments here. The comments to CMS focused on the critical importance for ACOs to make certain the mental health and substance use disorder needs of […]

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Comments to CMS on Medicaid Quality Measures

Posted on March 30, 2011. Filed under: Comments, logo, Medicaid/Medicare | Tags: , |

In March 2011, the Coalition for Whole Health submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on their Initial Core Set of Health Quality Measures for Medicaid-Eligible Adults. Read the comments here. The comments praised CMS for making mental health and substance use disorders priorities for their initial set of quality measures, […]

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