CLOUD- Curated Library about Opioid Use for Decision-Makers

Searchable library of curated, evidence-based resources on opioids and the opioid crisis. Includes documents and reports, legislation, videos, and websites on topics such as addiction treatment, harm reduction, prevention, recovery, and pain management. Provides information targeted to policymakers and community leaders; payers and providers; and patients

By |2020-01-29T12:15:35-06:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Featured Resources|

Improving Medicare’s Payment Policies for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and Physician Assistants

Details recommendations from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to update Medicare’s payment policies to better reflect current clinical practice delivered by advanced practice nurses (APRNs) and physician assistants (PAs). These recommendations are that APRNs and PAs be required to bill Medicare directly, and that Medicare’s specialty

By |2019-02-27T14:41:07-06:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Featured Resources|

Long-term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States 2015-2016

Describes the supply, organizational characteristics, staffing, and services offered by providers. Gives descriptions of services users, including residents of nursing homes and residential care communities, patients receiving home health or hospice care, and people who attend adult day care centers. Features statistics including distribution of long-term

By |2019-02-27T14:34:44-06:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Featured Resources|