Strengthening Medicaid with Health Information Technology: Are Providers & States Up to the Challenge?
Health care providers can receive Medicare and Medicaid payment incentives when they adopt electronic health records and demonstrate their “meaningful use.” Additionally, states must establish a website by 2014 for Medicaid beneficiaries to electronically enroll and renew coverage. Yet many challenges remain so that health information technology (HIT) can help the Medicaid program operate more effectively. How can Medicaid health plans and providers use HIT to provide better care delivery and improve health outcomes while also reducing costs? How are states preparing to integrate their HIT systems with insurance exchanges by 2014? This briefing, cosponsored by the Alliance for Health Reform and the Centene Corporation, addressed these questions and more.
For more information and access to the presentation slides, please visit the Alliance’s event page.
Speakers for this session:
The panel is moderated by Ed Howard of the Alliance for Health Reform.
also of interest
- Leveraging Medicaid in a Multi-Payer Medical Home Program: Spotlight on Rhode Island's Chronic Care Sustainability Initiative
- Managing Care Transitions in Medicaid: Spotlight on Community Care of North Carolina
- Data Analytics in Medicaid: Spotlight on Colorado's Accountable Care Collaborative
- Innovative Medicaid Initiatives to Improve Service Delivery and Quality of Care: A Look at Five State Initiatives