Mercer Government Newsletter

 
We continue to face an unprecedented environment of uncertainty and change in the Medicaid and CHIP programs. These articles share information you need to move your health programs forward.
ARTICLE: Disruptions in school-based services
The impact of school closures and extended remote learning has both immediate and delayed consequences for the healthy development of children, youth and family systems, especially for child...
ARTICLE: Telehealth during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 has been a catalyst for an explosion in telehealth utilization with the introduction of new authorities and flexibilities in response. The role telehealth will play in a post-COVID-19...
ARTICLE: Is technology excluding the disabled?
The internet plays a central role in how we keep connected with loved ones, conduct business and manage our health through telehealth visits or scheduling screenings and vaccinations...
ARTICLE: Patient-centered healthcare: interoperability in action
Is your state prepared to adhere to the CMS Interoperability and Patient Access final rule? This final rule institutes policies that empower patients to get easy access to their health...
ARTICLE: What does the first SDOH guidance from CMS mean to states?
CMS released dedicated guidance on opportunities under current Medicaid and CHIP regulations to address SDOH. It shows states how to use existing federal authority to provide benefits...

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