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Tag: State Government

Conflict-Free Case Management

Conflict-Free Case Management, Explained

Part of MediSked’s State of State series is the ongoing discussion of how each state achieves compliance with the HCBS Final Rule, which outlines specifics for providing conflict-free case management to individuals receiving HCBS waiver services. But what does “conflict-free care management” mean?

State of the State of Kansas

The State of the State of Kansas

The state allocated $36 million in 2021, which represented a seven percent increase in IDD funding—the largest budget increase in Kansas history for IDD waiver services.

The State of the State of Illinois

The State of the State of Illinois

In this series, MediSked experts explain the latest transitions in the home and community-based services industry and what’s to come in the future of each state.

State of the State of Colorado, the Centennial State

The State of the State of Colorado

In this series, MediSked experts explain the latest transitions in the home and community-based services industry and what’s to come in the future of each state.

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The Time Has Come For National HCBS Quality Measures

JoAnn Lamphere, DrPH, Former Deputy Commissioner of Person-Centered Supports, New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) & Doug Golub, President, MediSked LLC, explain why it’s time to start implementing a national set of quality indicators for HCBS.

COVID-19: Perspectives from State Government - CMS Guidance & State Responses

COVID-19: Perspectives from State Government – CMS Guidance & State Responses

MediSked Solutions Owner Stephanie Crouch applies her experience working in state government to summarize the actions CMS has taken to address COVID-19 in support of Home and Community Based Services (HCBS), as well as review the examples of Nebraska and North Carolina and their responses within their state plan and waiver programs.

COVID-19: Perspectives from State Government Experts

COVID-19: Perspectives from State Government Experts

MediSked Advisor Council members Diane McComb, former Deputy Secretary for the Maryland Department of Disabilities, and Jean Tuller, nationally recognized consultant in the area of systems transformation, provided their thoughts on the current and future situation in the environment of COVID-19.

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A Crash Course in Managed Care

Through monitoring and advisement, a managed care program intends to ensure a standard of care is delivered, performance is measurable, and costs are controlled through various pre-established methods.