Research Priorities for Section 1332 Waivers

Research Priorities for Section 1332 Waivers

AcademyHealth hosted an expert meeting to explore research priorities related to the evaluation of Section 1115 Medicaid demonstrations and Section 1332 state innovation waivers on October 17, 2017 in Washington, D.C. This brief includes highlights from the Section 1332 waiver discussions.

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In October 2017, AcademyHealth hosted an expert meeting explore research priorities related to the evaluation of Section 1115 Medicaid demonstrations and Section 1332 state innovation waivers.

This brief summarizes key findings from the meeting related to the evaluation of Section 1332 waivers. The brief provides an overview of the state innovation waiver program and explores critical issues related to the evaluation of Section 1332 waivers. It identifies research priorities, methodological challenges, data requirements, and key considerations related to the timing of evaluations. It concludes with recommendations by participants to support robust waiver evaluations and improved state and federal policymaking under Section 1332.

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Justin Giovannelli, J.D., M.P.P.

Associate Research Professor - Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute

Justin Giovannelli is an associate research professor and project director at the Center on Health Insurance R... Read Bio