Led by Jeff Schiff, M.D., M.B.A., Clara E. Filice, M.D., M.P.H., M.H.S., F.A.A.P., and Christopher Chen, M.D., M.B.A., Medicaid Medical Directors in Washington, Massachusetts, Virginia, Kansas, Ohio, and Arkansas examine how Medicaid can be effectively utilized to improve quality measures in a Health Affairs Forefront article titled Building on CMS’ Vision for a Universal Foundation to Improve Quality of Care in Medicaid. The authors, all members of AcademyHealth's Medicaid Medical Directors Network, explain the key obstacles and recommended solutions to improve Medicaid quality measurement. 

The article includes information on:  

  1. Medicaid’s early quality measurement improvement efforts 
  2. The obstacles Medicaid faces to creating meaningful quality measures 
  3. A look at the road ahead in implementing the Universal Foundation  

Read the full article here 

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