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October 2023 Alexandra Duncan, Maria Schiff, Vikki Wachino, Daniel Teixeira da Silva,
As state and federal policymakers debate whether and how to change Medicaid’s role in covering services in state and county prisons and jails, a new report has recommended a set of services and standards for opioid use disorder care in these settings that could advance access to high-quality care and improve health outcomes. More
September 2023 Shannon Dowler, Sam Thompson, Michelle Savuto, Jacqueline Marks-Smith, Jared Augenstein,
Policy Points Telehealth offer rates and use in North Carolina Medicaid varied by race and ethnicity during the first two years of the COVID-19… More
Martha Farlow Ryan Schwarz Last April, MassHealth, Massachusetts’ Medicaid agency, launched a value-based payment model for… More
June 2023 Lauryn Walker,
Policy Points In its new proposed Medicaid rules, the Biden-Harris administration focuses on primary care and equity for beneficiaries, setting a… More
March 2023 Lisa Dulsky Watkins,
The Fund has launched the Milbank Medicaid Transformation Network (MMT), a collaborative of state Medicaid agency leaders and partners. More
February 2023 Kathleen Noonan,
In a new issue brief, Kathleen Noonan, CEO & President of Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, describes how the Camden Coalition, one of four New Jersey regional health hubs, has used the model to improve access to maternity care and behavioral health services and increase uptake of COVID-19 vaccines More
August 2022 Nicolette E. Wise, Karly Campbell,
Engaging health care providers, community-based organizations, and other state agency partners to address Medicaid members’ nonmedical risk factors is essential to delivering on TennCare’s mission of providing high-quality and cost-effective care. More
June 2022 Kate McEvoy,
Several years ago, I was invited to participate in a panel on Medicaid-funded home- and community-based services (HCBS) at the annual meeting of the… More
February 2022 Jack Meyer, Matt Powers, Nora Leibowitz,
In states that have chosen not to expand Medicaid eligibility, the Local Choice Option could provide a comprehensive insurance product by repurposing funding now used only for direct care. More
December 2021 Alice Bonner, Kate McEvoy, Sarah L. Szanton,
And as state and federal government agencies partner to address spending on at-home services, both have opportunities to help older adults age in community by implementing emerging, evidence-based interventions that braid funding for both medical and social supports. More
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