Priya Chidambaram is a Policy Analyst with the Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured at the Kaiser Family Foundation. In this role, she conducts quantitative analyses of Medicaid claims and expenditure data. She also works on projects related to Medicaid long-term services and supports and special populations covered by Medicaid, such as dual eligibles, children, and people with disabilities. Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked as a Senior Research Analyst at The Lewin Group. She holds a B.S. from New York University in Global Public Health and Applied Psychology, and a Master’s degree in Health Policy from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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As Opioid Crisis Continues, New Report Points to State Options for Medicaid Coverage of Inpatient Behavioral Health Services

Recent AcademyHealth webinar presenter MaryBeth Musumeci and colleague Priya Chidambaram highlight findings from a recent Kaiser Family Foundation report on patterns of Medicaid enrollee use of substance use disorder services and state waiver activity aimed at expanding services.