Studies presented at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting shed new light on health disparities
A record-breaking year at the Annual Research Meeting.
This evidence synthesis commissioned by AcademyHealth provides a review of public health systems research that has shown a return on investment.
Recent findings from AcademyHealth’s Payment Reform for Population Health Initiative, featured in Health Affairs yesterday, identify several strategies to leverage current Medicaid authorities to promote and provide prevention services.
Manufacturing Companies are Investing in Community Health, but Collaboration with Local Public Health Leaders Could Maximize Their Impact
Large manufacturing companies, which are often based in communities with relatively high rates of poor health behaviors and health outcomes, are well positioned to impact the health of those communities.
Innovative Medicaid Payment Strategies for Upstream Prevention and Population Health: An Executive Summary
AcademyHealth collaborated with Nemours Children’s Health System to help state Medicaid programs test approaches to financing upstream prevention and addressing social determinants of health. This brief highlights lessons learned and synthesizes important takeaways from that work.
Highlighting work in Maryland, this brief outlines how a state Medicaid agency can maximize existing authority to delivery nutritional counseling in Head Start settings in an effort to prevent obesity.
Medicaid cannot address and invest in social determinants on its own. This brief highlights Head Start as a natural partner offering significant opportunity for alignment of care coordination and service delivery with Medicaid.
AcademyHealth and Nemours work in Oregon highlighted that the 2016 Medicaid Managed Care Rules enable Medicaid to fund and pay for a wide range of upstream interventions via managed care.
Working with the Washington Health Care Authority, AcademyHealth and Nemours examined the evidence base supporting upstream prevention investments from a business perspective.