As the prevalence of chronic conditions rise and health care costs continue to increase, state policymakers are under pressure to reform their state health care delivery systems. The Medicaid Health Home State Plan Option, authorized under the Affordable Care Act (Section 2703), provides States an opportunity for reform. The Health Home State Plan Option allows states to design health homes to specifically provide comprehensive care coordination and disease management for Medicaid beneficiaries with chronic conditions.
Important MyNACHC Content Note: This technical assistance resource was developed prior to the August 2017 release of the Health Center Compliance Manual by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC). The BPHC Compliance Manual, issued August 2017, indicates where PINS, PALs and other program guidance are now superseded or subsumed by the BPHC Compliance Manual. See https://bphc.hrsa.gov/programrequirements/pdf/healthcentercompliancemanual.pdf