Time and again, taking a narrow view of health care has proven ineffective in producing meaningful change. Yet the current
thrust of health care reform remains firmly focused on traditional health care services.
The Moving to Opportunity (MTO) experiment oﬀered randomly selected families living in highpoverty housing projects housing vouchers to move to lower-poverty neighborhoods. We present new evidence on the impacts of MTO on children’s long-term outcomes using administrative data from tax returns.
States are implementing accountable care organizations (ACOs) to
improve health care quality and better manage costs for Medicaid populations. Core components that define Medicaid ACOs are: the payment model; quality measurement approach; and the data
strategy. This brief provides an overview of
States are realizing the potential benefits associated with integrating medical care and social services, and are beginning to take the first steps toward developing financing and payment models that encourage this connection.
This issue brief outlines ways in which Medicaid can support integrated strategies and, based on telephone interviews with key informants, profiles three current initiatives that illustrate distinctly different approaches to linking Medicaid and supportive housing.