Summary, notes and resources from the Texas MCO SDOH Learning Collaborative – January 2021
Report Type: Social Determinants of Health
Social Determinants of Health Strategies During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Findings from a 2020 Survey of MCOs in Texas
In October 2020, EHF, TAHP and TACHP launched a statewide MCO survey to better understand the challenges and opportunities to address their Medicaid members’ SDOH needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
See agenda, presentation slides, and video recording of this webinar that marked the kick-off for Phase Two of the Texas MCO SDOH Learning Collaborative.
Addressing Social Determinants of Health through Primary Care and Social Service Integration in Texas
Funded by EHF, the Texas Health Improvement Network (THIN) conducted a 15-month project to explore the current practice of healthcare and social care integration in Texas, identify key issues impacting adoption and sustainability, and develop recommendations to advance this work in Texas.
Blacks and Hispanics in Texas are more likely than Whites to say that non-medical factors such as where you live, your level of education, and your immigration status are critical to your overall health. Higher percentages of Blacks and Hispanics also say that state government should address economic and living conditions as public health priorities. Those are just some of the results of Episcopal Health Foundation’s first-of-its-kind statewide survey on social determinants of health and race in Texas.
Responding to the COVID-19 crisis: Strategies for Health Plans to address health-related social needs among Medicaid beneficiaries
This webinar provides Texas Medicaid Managed Care Organizations with the opportunity to share and learn from one another about the challenges and opportunities to address members’ social needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.