Considerations for Health Risk Adjustment in the Basic Health Program in Program Year 2015

This paper provides information for states interested in the Basic Health Program (BHP) option of retrospective risk adjustment. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) outlined in its final payment methodology issued on March 12, 2014 the process by which states can pursue this risk adjustment methodology. This paper provides more specifics about the certified methodology that CMS would require for risk adjustment calculations that would help adjust payments based on the differences in anticipated versus actual health status of the population in the BHP program.

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WHITE HOUSE ACTION PLAN ON GLOBAL WATER SECURITY

whitePaper | June 1, 2022

The Biden-Harris Administration recognizes the critical role of sustainable water systems and the transformational power that water access has in the life of each person on earth. From its most basic role as the source of life to its advanced role in powering global economies, water matters. Still, its ubiquity in everyday life risks leading us to take it for granted — while global trends in population growth, urbanization, environmental degradation, deforestation, and climate change pose growing challenges to water security around the world. Here at home, water crises are becoming more frequent and intense. Historic droughts threaten our supply of water, and failing infrastructure and chronic underinvestment deprive our most vulnerable communities of safe drinking water. Lack of sanitation threatens public health, individual safety and dignity, equity, and the protection of freshwater resources; extreme weather events intensify these risks where improved sanitation is unavailable. As the source of both life and livelihoods, water security is central to human and national security.

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A Work Better, Work Smarter Government

whitePaper | May 12, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic raised demands on government work and services in many new, unexpected and rapidly changing ways. It quickly became apparent that older enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and processes couldn’t keep pace with many emerging government needs, both technical and operational. By moving to a modern ERP system, the public sector can better prepare for the future and build a foundation that enables an intelligent government enterprise.

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US–China Strategic Competition The Quest for Global Technological Leadership

whitePaper | November 9, 2019

The underlying driver of the ongoing US–China trade war is a race for global technological dominance. President Trump has raised a number of issues regarding trade with China – including the US’s trade deficit with China and the naming of China as a currency manipulator. But at the heart of the ongoing tariff escalation are China’s policies and practices regarding forced technology transfer, intellectual property theft and non-market distortions.

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A Two-Track Strategy to a Modern Digital Government and Public Sector

whitePaper | May 6, 2021

Government and Public Sector IT leaders are currently faced with the difficult task of balancing the needs of both public servant workers and citizens.

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Guide to Empowering a Mobile Workforce for State & Local Government

whitePaper | April 16, 2020

For government employees, work isn’t a place anymore. It’s something they do, wherever and whenever the need arises. To reach decisions, build relationships, manage finances, and drive strategic value—even with today’s tight resources—mobile workers need the freedom to move beyond agency walls without leaving behind the resources they need to be effective. They need to be able to do anything, anywhere, and on whatever device is most convenient—including their own personal devices—from laptops to the latest tablets and smartphones.

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Cybersecurity Modernization - Transform Government While Controlling Business Risk

whitePaper | December 17, 2019

Moving systems to the cloud, introducing mobile devices into the workforce, investing in smart city projects and undergoing other modernization efforts can introduce risk if agencies can't sufficiently protect their data. According to a recent survey, 92 percent of government respondents will use sensitive data in an advanced technology within the year, yet 96 percent consider themselves "vulnerable."

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