Resources & Reports
Expanding Health Care Coverage Across New York State By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: February 2014 Type: Multimedia, Video
2013 was a landmark year for expanding health care coverage, with the October 1 launch of the health insurance marketplaces established as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to enroll millions of uninsured Americans, including more than 1 million New Yorkers, into health care coverage options. NYSHealth has funded a range of outreach and enrollment efforts to help as many New Yorkers as possible gain health insurance coverage as the ACA is implemented. Ensuring that individuals and small businesses have the resources to understand their insurance coverage options and enroll is integral to the success of health reform.
Meeting the Mark in Diabetes Care Across New York State By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Improving Diabetes Prevention Date: February 2014 Type: Multimedia, Video
At the close of 2013, NYSHealth surpassed its five-year goal of helping 3,000 primary care providers (25% of all New York State primary care physicians) attain diabetes recognition, which is an indicator that clinicians are delivering the best care and achieving good outcomes for patients. The initiative supported providers in achieving recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) or Bridges to Excellence (BTE) diabetes recognition programs.
Achieving Integrated Care for Mental Health and Substance Use By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Integrating Mental Health and Substance Use Services Date: January 2013 Type: Multimedia, Video
Beginning in 2008, the Foundation made a strategic investment to increase the number of providers capable of screening, diagnosing, and treating both substance use and mental health disorders simultaneously. More than 60% of New Yorkers with a claim for a substance use disorder also have a psychiatric disorder, while more than 50% with schizophrenia also have a diagnosis of a substance use disorder.