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Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Quality Improvement in Medicaid Managed Care Toolkit

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This toolkit details the experiences of a collaborative workgroup of Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs), Improving Health Care Quality for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations directed by CHCS and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and The Commonwealth Fund.

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Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities In Health Care: Can Health Plans Generate Reports?

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The absence of data on race and ethnicity in health plan and provider databases is a significant barrier in the creation and use of quality-of-care reports for patients of minority groups.

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Language Services Action Kit: Interpreter Services in Health Care Settings for People with Limited English Proficiency

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The materials in this toolkit are designed to support advocates and others working to ensure that people with limited English proficiency (LEP) in their state receive appropriate language assistance services in health care settings. The toolkit helps to explain the laws and policies surrounding access to service for LEP patients, and how states pay for Medicaid and SCHIP.

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Physician Toolkit and Curriculum: Resources to Implement Cross-Cultural Clinical Practice Guidelines for Medicaid Practitioners

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The objective of this toolkit is to aid providers in practical application of the Cross-Cultural Clinical Practice Guidelines. It introduces the basic fundamentals of cross-cultural practice and offers steps and processes essential to delivering quality care to culturally diverse populations.

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Health Literacy Tool Kit: A Comprehensive Resource for Policy-Makers

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This toolkit provides policymakers with an overview of the issue of health literacy and its significance for health care outcomes. The toolkit includes issues briefs on health literacy barriers in Medicaid, improving health communication, and health literacy education strategies. Hard-copies of the toolkit include a documentary video from Pfizer entitled "The High Cost of Low Health Literacy."

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