Caitlin Otter is a Research Assistant at AcademyHealth, where she supports the Paradigm Project and the Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute (ESHPI). For the Paradigm Project, she provides support to collaborative partners, assistance with event planning, and other programmatic and administrative contributions. For ESHPI, she works on several projects, including the CDC STI project and the Medicaid Demonstration Evaluation Learning Collaborative. Previously, she worked as a Programmatic and Administrative Consultant for Women Donors Network in San Francisco. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology.

Authored by Caitlin Otter

Blog Post

New Funding Awarded to Examine the Intersections of COVID-19 & Medicaid

The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) recently awarded two Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award COVID-19 Enhancements to AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute to explore how Medicaid can examine the impact on beneficiaries and the program.
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Publication

Field Guide Offers Promising Insights for Implementation and Evaluation of Section 1115 Medicaid Demonstrations

AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Demonstration Evaluation Learning Collaborative fostered shared learning among state agency and research partners on common themes and challenges in the implementation and evaluation of Section 1115 demonstrations. This resulting field guide reveals the real-world lessons in evaluation design and measurement.
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Program

Analyzing Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing in Medicaid Populations

With support from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation, AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute in collaboration with the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is assessing syphilis testing among pregnant Medicaid beneficiaries as well as rates of STI testing of state Medicaid beneficiaries on PrEP