Youngmin Kwon is a PhD student studying health services research/policy at University of Pittsburgh. His research interest involves public coverage of cancer care, and he’s currently assisting a R01 evaluating the effects of Medicaid expansion on cancer outcomes in Pennsylvania.

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Improving Health Equity in Medicaid: Data Needs, Challenges, and Opportunities

At the December meeting Harnessing Medicaid to Improve Health Equity: A Research and Policy Agenda, researchers, policy administrators, and other key stakeholders discussed the various data challenges that hamper progress toward health equity, and shared resources and approaches to improve data definitions, collection, and utilization.