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2015 Community Indicators (Beta Test)

Community Health Solutions has posted an updated set of Community Indicators in the dropdown menu under Resources.  This is a beta test for which we welcome feedback from CBHI Provider Network Members. If you have any feedback in the form of corrections, suggestions, or requests, please click here to let us know.

2015-09-22T22:29:47+00:00September 22nd, 2015|

DMAS Posts Medicaid DSRIP Information Page

DMAS has posted an information page on a possible development of a Medicaid Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) strategy for Virginia.  DMAS is seeking public input on this strategy as part of the development process, and the page provides an email address plus a concept paper and background presentations on DSRIP. Click here to [...]

2015-09-22T22:30:14+00:00September 20th, 2015|

SAMHSA Issues the National Behavioral Health Barometer: United States 2014

SAMHSA's  National Behavioral Health Barometer and the Virginia state version provide data about key aspects of behavioral health care issues affecting communities. These issues include rates (for youth and adults) of serious mental illness, suicidal thoughts, substance use, underage drinking, and the percentages of those who seek treatment for these disorders. Click here to access and [...]

2015-02-04T15:49:53+00:00February 4th, 2015|

Virginia Legislature Reviews Budget Amendments Related to Early Care and Education

A number of amendments were introduced, during the 2015 Virginia Legislation Session, to adjust the Governor’s proposed budget for Early Child Care and Education. The House Appropriations and Senate Finance committees must decide whether or not to incorporate these amendments in the budget.  The Voices for Virginia's Children has a summary of the proposed amendments [...]

2015-01-26T15:37:45+00:00January 26th, 2015|

Use of Pooled State Administrative Data for Mental Health Services Research

The article, Use of Pooled State Administrative Data for Mental Health Services Research, focuses on the impact of state policy changes on access, cost, quality and outcomes of care for individuals with mental disorders.  In an effort to bridge the gap between research and policy through research that used state administrative data across states, and to address significant state-defined health policy [...]

2015-01-16T16:34:28+00:00January 16th, 2015|

National Core Indicators Results from Families Across Virginia: User-Friendly Version

The National Core Indicators, has recently released a user-friendly version of the Child Family Survey Report and other family reports.  This version of the report provides easy to understand explanations with visual aids, such as infographics and graphs, for each indicator.  This report will be of value for providers who want to communicate Virginia's results [...]

2015-01-08T15:21:22+00:00January 8th, 2015|

Children’s Coverage at A Crossroads: Progress Slows

According to a new report recently released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families; in 2013, for the first time in recent history, the uninsured rate for children did not significantly decline from the previous year. Yet in the past five years, the number of uninsured children declined substantially from just under 6.9 million to just over 5.2 [...]

2015-01-07T17:10:38+00:00January 7th, 2015|