PUBLICATIONS

Harbage consultants are published subject matter experts on a range of health policy and programmatic issues. We provide our clients with in-depth research and policy analysis, and we excel at translating complex information into accessible language that resonates with the national, state and local policy communities and tailoring the information based on the intended audience(s).

California’s Public Substance Use Disorder Treatment System for Youth: An Overview

September 2017

Authors: Molly Brassil, Erynne Jones, Don Kingdon, and Lucy Pagel

Prepared for the California Health Care Foundation

Medi-Cal Matters

July 2017

Authors: Hilary Haycock and Lucy Pagel

Prepared for the California Health Care Foundation

Enhancing Services for Students: California Local Education Agency Medi-Cal Reinvestments

June 2017

Authors: Erynne Jones and Carol Backstrom

Prepared for the California School-Based Health Alliance with support from the national School-Based Health Alliance

The Circle Expands: Understanding Medi-Cal Coverage of Mild-to-Moderate Mental Health Conditions 

August 2016

Authors: Don Kingdon, Molly Brassil and Erynne Jones

Prepared with support from the California Health Care Foundation

Connecting the Justice-Involved Population to Medicaid Coverage and Care: Findings from Three States 

June 2016

Authors: Jennifer Ryan, Lucy Pagel, Katy Smali, Harbage Consulting and Samantha Artiga, Robin Rudowitz and Alexandra Gates, Kaiser Family Foundation
Prepared in collaboration with the Kaiser Family Foundation

Medi-Cal 2020: Continuing Transformation and New Initiatives to Improve Health Outcomes

January 2016

Authors: Jennifer Ryan and Lucy Pagel

Prepared with support from The California Endowment

Policy Considerations for California Following the 2014 Reversal of the Medicaid “Free Care Rule”

January 2016

Authors: Erynne Jones and Tanya Schwartz

Prepared for the California School-Based Health Alliance with support from The California Endowment

Rebalancing Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports

September 2015

Authors: Jennifer Ryan and Barbara Edwards

Health Affairs Policy Brief

Renewals in Medicaid and CHIP: Implementation of Streamlined ACA Policies and the Potential Role of Managed Care Plans

June 2015

Authors: Jennifer Ryan and Samantha Artiga

Prepared in collaboration with the Kaiser Family Foundation

A Bridge to Reform: California’s Medicaid Section 1115 Waiver

October 2012

Authors: Peter Harbage and Meredith Ledford King

Prepared with the California Health Care Foundation

Block Grants are Bad for Kids

October 2012

Authors: Peter Harbage, Sarah Arnquist and Ashley Cohen

Prepared in Collaboration with First Focus

Overview of California’s Duals Demonstration

October 2011

Prepared for the Department of Health Care Services

SCHIP at the Crossroads: California’s Options in Responding to New Federal Funding Conditions

January 2010

Authors: Peter Harbage and Hilary Haycock

Prepared for the California HealthCare Foundation

California’s Medicaid Hospital Financing Waiver: A Three-Part Perspective

April 2006

Authors: Peter Harbage and Jennifer Ryan

Prepared with support from California Health Care Foundation

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