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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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Intermediary Organizations Are Urgently Needed to Assist in Modernizing Public Health and Addressing the Drivers of Health in the United States
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Intermediary Organizations Are Urgently Needed to Assist in Modernizing Public Health and Addressing the Drivers of Health in the United States

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
05.2022
This issue brief describes the different roles intermediaries can play; provides examples of where they have been used in practice; and identifies the risks, benefits, and possible innovations of intermediaries as well as policy approaches that might facilitate their appropriate use.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Revising the Foundational Public Health Services in 2022
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Revising the Foundational Public Health Services in 2022

Public Health National Center for Innovations
02.2022
This publication provides a framework outlining the unique responsibilities of governmental public health and can be used to explain the vital role of governmental public health in a thriving community; identify capacity and resource gaps; determine the cost for assuring foundational activities; and justify funding needs
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Public Health
Social Needs
Addressing the Social Needs of Medicaid Enrollees Through Managed Care: Lessons and Promising Practices from the Field
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Addressing the Social Needs of Medicaid Enrollees Through Managed Care: Lessons and Promising Practices from the Field

Georgia Southern University
02.02.2022
This publication describes the perspectives of Medicaid managed care organizations representatives on the lessons learned and emerging promising practices from addressing social determinants of health among their Medicaid enrollees.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Needs
Study Finds Room to Boost Maternal and Child Health Participation in Health Impact Assessments
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Study Finds Room to Boost Maternal and Child Health Participation in Health Impact Assessments

Aligning Systems for Health (Georgia Health Policy Center)
01.24.2022
This publication exmaines a study showing how health impact assessments provide an action-oriented framework for maternal and child healthcare professionals to become involved in cross-sector collaboration to improve health equity.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
The State of the Field of Complex Care 2022
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The State of the Field of Complex Care 2022

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
01.2022
This publication outlines trends that impacted the field of complex care on the national level in 2021.
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Complex Care
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Can Subsidized Transportation Options Slow Diabetes Progression?
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Can Subsidized Transportation Options Slow Diabetes Progression?

Systems for Action
12.08.2021
This webinar examines low-cost ways of improving transportation opportunities for low-income urban diabetic patients, including providing public transit vouchers, a cash benefit, or mobility counseling compared with usual medical care alone.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Ensuring That Money Intended for Health Equity is Well Spent
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Ensuring That Money Intended for Health Equity is Well Spent

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
12.08.2021
publication highlights how a national framework to measure equity can help state and local jurisdictions employ American Rescue Plan Act funds as intended — and hold city, county and state leaders accountable for focusing on equity in their decision-making and programmatic choices.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the University of California, Berkeley
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Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the University of California, Berkeley

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
12.03.2021
This brief assesses how pre-existing work to align health care, public health, and social services within Contra Costa County, Calif., was used and adapted over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Conceptualizing Performance Measurement for Social Care Interventions: An Issue Brief for State Medicaid Agencies
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Conceptualizing Performance Measurement for Social Care Interventions: An Issue Brief for State Medicaid Agencies

State Health and Value Strategies
11.24.2021
This issue brief explores opportunities for state Medicaid agencies to implement performance measures with contracted entities that could strengthen their growing interest in social care and highlights several barriers to those applications.
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Alignment 101
Complex Care
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Services
Closing the Gaps in Health and Social Services for Low-Income Pregnant Women
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Closing the Gaps in Health and Social Services for Low-Income Pregnant Women

Systems for Action
11.10.2021
This webinar examines the Los Angeles Maternity Assessment Management Access and Service program, an innovative multi-sector initiative seeking to address social factors that contribute to adverse maternal and infant outcomes, including housing instability, food insecurity, untreated mental health conditions, domestic violence, and substance abuse.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs