Posts Tagged ‘Policy Collaborative’

Connecticut School-Based Health Alliance Affiliate Receives $75K Grant

December 30, 2015

The Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers, Inc. (CASBHC) received a $75,000 grant from the Connecticut Health Foundation to build upon their Patient-Centered School-Based Health Care (PC-SBHC) project, which began in 2015. This new grant will provide a second year of funding to promote SBHCs as a type...

The Future Is Here: Demonstrating Value through Data

December 15, 2015

By Suzanne Mackey, Senior Policy Analyst, School-Based Health Alliance School-based health centers (SBHCs) provide care to a medically underserved, hard-to-reach population of children and adolescents. However, our voice is often absent from state and local decision-making around health care financing and delivery system reform. It’s easy to feel overlooked...

Policy Learning Collaborative State Team Spotlight: Connecticut

May 21, 2015

Advancing Legislation to Define SBHCs What services are offered by school-based health centers (SBHCs)? Are these services paid by health insurers? In this era of health systems transformation, are there opportunities for SBHCs to get paid for services that haven’t traditionally been covered by health insurance? What would that...

Policy Learning Collaborative State Team Spotlight: Illinois

May 7, 2015

Protecting Confidentiality in the Medicaid Managed Care Landscape By Anna Burnham, Coordinator- Child and Adolescent Health Initiative, EverThrive Illinois EverThrive Illinois, a School-Based Health Alliance affiliate, is championing state legislation this session that would provide an added layer of confidentiality protections for those seeking sensitive health care services. The...

Illinois Policy Collaborative Team Participates in Washington, DC Learning Summit

November 25, 2014

By Divya Mohan Little, Director – Child and Adolescent Health Initiative, EverThrive Illinois In early November, 2014, I joined a team of Illinois school-based health care experts, advocates, and funders at an in-person learning summit in Washington, DC. The summit was convened by the School-Based Health Alliance as part...