Resources & Reports
Still Searching: How People Use Health Care Price Information in the United States, New York State, Florida, Texas, and New Hampshire By: Public Agenda Priority Areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers Date: April 2017 Type: Resources, Report
Funding Charity Care in New York: An Examination of Indigent Care Pool Allocations By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: March 2017 Type: Resources, Report
This NYSHealth-funded report offers recommendations for maximizing the use of Indigent Care Pool (ICP) dollars to strengthen and support safety-net hospitals in New York City.
Understanding the Impact of Active Design in Affordable Housing: Insights for Policymakers and Developers By: Center for Active Design Priority Areas: Building Healthy Communities Date: January 2017 Type: Resources, Report
This NYSHealth-funded policy brief by Center for Active Design highlights opportunities for using Active Design strategies on affordable housing design to increase the physical activity of residents and improve their health.
Why Are Hospital Prices Different? An Examination of New York Hospital Reimbursement By: Gorman Actuarial Priority Areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers Date: December 2016 Type: Resources, Report
This report, funded in part by NYSHealth, examines the factors behind New York State hospitals’ wide price variation, with some hospitals up to 2.7 times more expensive than the lowest-priced ones in the same region.
A Blueprint for Improving Access to Primary Care for Adults with Physical Disabilities By: Independence Care System Priority Areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers, Advancing Primary Care Date: December 2016 Type: Resources
This NYSHealth-funded report, A Blueprint for Improving Access to Primary Care for Adults with Physical Disabilities, was created by the Independence Care System (ICS) as a guide for primary care providers to expand access to care for adults with disabilities.
Assessing and Improving Cost Estimator Tools for Consumers By: Consumers Union Priority Areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers Date: December 2016 Type: Resources, Article, Report
This NYSHealth-funded report in Consumer Reports offers ratings of health cost estimator tools, both nationally and New York State-specific, that help consumers make better-informed decisions about their health care.
NYSHealth’s 10-Year Report By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Date: November 2016 Type: Resources, Report
2016 marked the 10-year anniversary of the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth), and we commemorated this occasion with a report that reflects on our first 10 years of grantmaking. Since we began operations, we have awarded more than $117 million to more than 400 grantee organizations to improve the health of all New Yorkers, especially the most vulnerable.
The Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and Their Families By: RAND Corporation Priority Areas: Veterans' Health Date: October 2016 Type: Resources, Report
This NYSHealth-supported study, conducted by the RAND Corporation, examined the viability of a public-private partnership in providing coordinated care in behavioral health services for veterans and their families.
Medicaid Coverage of Social Interventions: A Road Map for States By: Manatt Health Priority Areas: Advancing Primary Care Date: July 2016 Type: Resources, Report
This issue brief by Manatt Health, supported by NYSHealth and Milbank Memorial Fund, outlines opportunities for state Medicaid programs to integrate social interventions into their coverage, payment, and delivery models.
You Get What You Pay for: Measuring Quality in Value-Based Payment for Children’s Health Care By: United Hospital Fund Priority Areas: Advancing Primary Care Date: June 2016 Type: Resources, Report
This United Hospital Fund report, supported by NYSHealth, focuses on the quality measures to consider as part of value-based payment (VBP) arrangements for children’s health care in New York. Children’s health emphasizes prevention and long-range outcomes, with benefits often realized outside of the health care system. For a small number of children with intensive health care needs, VBP poses a risk. Furthermore, standards for high-quality care evolve as a child ages.