Issue Brief: Accountable Health Communities Model

The Accountable Health Communities (AHC) Model is designed to address some of the social determinants of health. This issue brief provides detail on the components of the AHC Model and how organizations can submit proposals for funding to support their work under these components.

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Model Medicaid Managed Care Contract Provisions: EPSDT Vision and Hearing Services

This resource suggests model contract provisions for coverage of vision and hearing services in Medicaid managed care.

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Report: Review of North Carolina Hospitals' Community Health Needs Assessments and Implementation Strategies

This report reviews the first cycle of Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA) and Implementation Strategies (IS) completed by North Carolina nonprofit hospitals as required by the Affordable Care Act.

 

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Issue Brief: Opportunities for Local Health Departments in the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act inlcudes a number of preventive and community health provisions that create new opportunities for local health departments. This issue brief summarizes some of these opportunities.

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Medicaid Expansion under the ACA

The Network received a question from a local health official on Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), specifically if any measures are being taken to incentivize providers to accept Medicaid.

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Issue Brief: Primary Care Provider Capacity and the Medicaid Expansion

This resource outlines the challenges Medicaid beneficiaries may face in accessing primary care providers.

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Issue Brief: Medicaid EPSDT

The Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment service (EPSDT) is a comprehensive benefit available to children and youth under age 21 who are enrolled in Medicaid. Read more about this benefit, how the service addresses screening and treatment, education about EPSDT and state reporting.

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