Medicaid’s New “Health Home” Option
This brief provides key information about the new option for state Medicaid programs to provide “health home” services for enrollees with chronic conditions. The option, established under the new health reform law, took effect on Jan. 1, 2011. Health homes are designed to facilitate access to and coordination of the full array of primary and acute physical health services, behavioral health care and long-term community-based services and supports.
also of interest
- Financial and Administrative Alignment Demonstrations for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries Compared: States with Memoranda of Understanding Approved by CMS
- The Role of Medicaid for Adults With Chronic Illnesses
- Health Homes for Medicaid Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions
- How is the Affordable Care Act Leading to Changes in Medicaid Today? State Responses to Five New Options