Medicaid Medical Directors in Washington, Massachusetts, and Virginia provide a rationale for Medicaid taking the lead to ensure the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations in a JAMA Viewpoint titled Medicaid and COVID-19 Vaccination—Translating Equitable Allocation Into Equitable Administration. The authors, all members of AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Medical Directors Network, offers strategies to expand vaccine services via the following ways:
- Make it easy for Medicaid members to access COVID-19 vaccines;
- Build trust through clear, consistent, and inclusive messaging; and
- Partner widely to ensure successful implementation.
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