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  • Assessing Asset Transfer for Medicaid Eligibility in New York State By: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: March 2009 Type: Resources, Report

    This NYSHealth-funded report was created by the Rockefeller Institute of Government. It analyzes the role of asset transfers in New York county officials’ decisions to deny Medicaid coverage for nursing home care.

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  • Health Insurance Tool Kit for Refugees and Immigrants By: Research Foundation of SUNY Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: March 2009 Type: Resources, Toolkit

    This tool kit, prepared by the Research Foundation of SUNY, was designed to help refugees in the Buffalo, New York area enroll in health insurance. It includes guides to health insurance in six languages: Arabic, Burmese, English, Karen, Vietnamese, and Somali. Each guide contains information on the eligibility and documentation criteria of various programs, as well as contact information for where refugees and immigrants can enroll. This project is supported by a NYSHealth grant.

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  • Characteristics and Health Insurance Coverage of New York’s Noncitizens By: United Hospital Fund Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: March 2009 Type: Resources, Report

    This report, by the United Hospital Fund, shows that noncitizens represent a large and disproportionate share of New York’s uninsured population. Nearly 30% of the State’s 2.3 million uninsured people are noncitizens and noncitizens are three times more likely to be uninsured than citizens

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  • Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities: An Annotated Resource Book for Built Environment and Physical Activity By: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: March 2009 Type: Resources, Toolkit

    Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities: An Annotated Resource Book for Built Environment and Physical Activity is a resource list published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in March 2009.

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  • Results from the 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Volume I. Summary of National Findings By: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Priority Areas: Integrating Mental Health and Substance Use Services Date: March 2009 Type: Resources, Report

    This report presents information from the 2000 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an annual survey sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

  • City of New York Local Governmental Plan, Mental Health Services, 2009 By: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Priority Areas: Integrating Mental Health and Substance Use Services Date: March 2009 Type: Resources, Report, White Paper

    The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s 2009 local government plan describes its ongoing initiatives to improve both the child and adult mental health service systems, and introduces new projects focusing on services for people with co-occurring disorders, physical wellness, and integration of mental and physical health care.

  • A New Kind of Homelessness for Individuals With Serious Mental Illness? The Need for a “Mental Health Home” By: Thomas E. Smith, M.D. and Lloyd I. Sederer, M.D. Priority Areas: Integrating Mental Health and Substance Use Services Date: March 2009 Type: Resources, Article

    This April 2009 Psychiatric Services article discusses the adaptation of the medical home concept to the care for individuals with serious mental illness (SMI). Medical home characteristics, such as access to and coordination of services, integration of primary and preventive care, adoption of recovery orientation and evidence-based practices, and family and community outreach, are ideal for the treatment of co-occurring disorders (COD). The authors cite individuals with COD as a target population for this kind of initiative.

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  • Special Report: The Deteriorating Financial Health of New York State’s Health Centers By: Primary Care Development Corporation Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: March 2009 Type: Resources, Report

    Financial distress among health centers is grave and growing, according to initial findings unveiled in this NYSHealth-produced issue brief by the Primary Care Development Corporation.

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  • Reducing Enrollee Churning in Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus By: Lake Research Partners, Inc. Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: February 2009 Type: Resources, Report

    Approximately one-third of enrollees in New York State's public health insurance programs--Medicaid, Child Heath Plus, and Family Health Plus--fail to complete the annual recertification process and lose coverage despite remaining eligible, according to this NYSHealth-funded study conducted by Lake Research Partners. Some former beneficiaries manage to reenroll months later, resulting in a high churn rate that undermines efforts to provide continuous and stable health insurance to low-income New Yorkers.

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  • Review of New York State Public Health Insurance Policy Changes and Enrollment in 2008 By: Children’s Defense Fund – New York Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: February 2009 Type: Resources, Report

    This NYSHealth-funded issue brief by the Children’s Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) reviews public health insurance policies implemented in 2007 and 2008 that may have collectively influenced child and adult enrollment in 2008.

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