States in Action Archive

States in Action: Innovations in State Health Policy, is a former publication of the State Health Policy and Practices program. This bimonthly newsletter tracked innovative strategies certain states used to stretch health care dollars and improve the quality of care.

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G. Bishop and A. C. Brodkey, Personal Responsibility and Physician Responsibility—West Virginia's Medicaid Plan, New England Journal of Medicine, August 24, 2006 355(8):756–8.

M. E. Burman, S. Mawhorter, and F. Vanden Heede, Multiple Perspectives on Being Uninsured and Barriers to Health Coverage in a Rural Western State, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, August 2006 17(3):625–40.

S. R. Collins, J. L. Kriss, K. Davis, M. M. Doty, and A. L. Holmgren, Squeezed: Why Rising Exposure to Health Care Costs Threatens the Health and Financial Well-Being of American Families, The Commonwealth Fund, September 2006.

The Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System, Framework for a High Performance Health System for the United States, The Commonwealth Fund, August 2006.

The Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System, Why Not the Best? Results from a National Scorecard on U.S. Health System Performance, The Commonwealth Fund, September 2006

M. Danis, W. T. Linde-Zwirble, A. Astor et al., How Does Lack of Insurance Affect Use of Intensive Care? A Population-Based Study, Critical Care Medicine, August 2006 34(8):2043–8.

M. F. Earls and S. S. Hay, Setting the Stage for Success: Implementation of Developmental and Behavioral Screening and Surveillance in Primary Care Practice—The North Carolina Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) Project, Pediatrics, July 2006 118(1):e183–8.

Z. Feng, D. C. Grabowski, O. Intrator et al., The Effect of State Medicaid Case-Mix Payment on Nursing Home Resident Acuity, Health Services Research, August 2006 41(4 Pt 1):1317–36. Erratum in: Health Services Research, August 2006 41(4 Pt 1):1337.

A. K. Gauthier, K. Davis, and S. C. Schoenbaum, Achieving a High Performance Health System: High Reliability Organizations Within a Broader Agenda, Health Services Research, August 2006 41(4p2):1710–20.

A. Gunderson, N. Menachemi, K. Brummel-Smith et al., Physicians Who Treat the Elderly in Rural Florida: Trends Indicating Concerns Regarding Access to Care, Journal of Rural Health, Summer 2006 22(3):224–8.

M. Huckabee, A Vision for a Healthier America: What the States Can Do, Health Affairs, July/August 2006 25(4):1005–8.

U. Isong and J. A. Weintraub, "Dental Check-Up of California's State Children's Health Insurance Program," Pediatric Dentistry, July/August 2006 28(4):316–24.

N. Menachemi, D. L. Ettel, R. G. Brooks et al., Charting the Use of Electronic Health Records and Other Information Technologies Among Child Health Providers, BMC Pediatrics June/July 2006 25;6:21.

E. T. Momany, S. D. Flach, F. D. Nelson et al., A Cost Analysis of the Iowa Medicaid Primary Care Case Management Program, Health Services Research, August 2006 41(4 Pt 1):1357–71.

S. B. Perlman and R. H. Dougherty, State Behavioral Health Innovations: Disseminating Promising Practices, The Commonwealth Fund, August 2006.

D. E. Sappington, S. K. Aydede, A. Dick et al., The Effects of Reinsurance in Financing Children's Health Care, Inquiry, Spring 2006 43(1):23–33.

C. Schoen, S. K. H. How, I. Weinbaum, J. E. Craig, Jr., and K. Davis, Public Views on Shaping the Future of the U.S. Health Care System, The Commonwealth Fund, August 2006.

C. Tubbesing and J. Johnson Wilson, A New Medicaid: New Federal Law Gives State Officials Greater Latitude in Shaping Medicaid Reforms, State Legislatures, April 2006 32(4):20–1.

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