WV SIM Grant Overview

On December 16, 2014 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that West Virginia was one of 21 awardees to receive Model Design funding as part of the State Innovation Models (SIM) Initiative.  SIM is based on the premise that state-led innovation, supported by broad stakeholder input and engagement, will accelerate health care delivery system transformation to provide better health and better care at a lower cost. SIM encourages public and private sector collaboration to design and test multi-payer models to transform the health care systems in the state. SIM Model Design cooperative agreements provide financial and technical assistance to support states in developing a State Health System Innovation Plan.

The goal of the Model Design award is to support states in using all of the levers available at the state level to engage stakeholders – including payers, providers and the public – to design a plan that can deliver significantly better care, smarter spending and healthier people through statewide transformation of the health care delivery system, payment methodologies, and integration of population health interventions.

West Virginia’s SIM Design project officially started on February 1, 2015.  Materials related to the project will be posted on this site.  Please check back regularly for updates.   
Final SIM Plan Materials:
SIM Grant Phase I Recap: SIM Grant Phase I Recap.pdfSIM Grant Phase I Recap.pdf
SIM Steering Committee
About the Grant
SIM Model Design Introduction.pdfSIM Model Design Introduction.pdf (CMS Overview of SIM Program)
SIM Model Design Webinar Overview.pdfSIM Model Design Webinar Overview.pdf (CMS Information on Expected Deliverables)
SIM Introduction to TA.pdfSIM Introduction to TA.pdf (CMS Introduction to Technical Assistance)
SIM Model Design Development Guidance.pdfSIM Model Design Development Guidance.pdf (SIM Development Guidance)
Other Resources
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