The (Medicaid Medical Director Network) MMDN focuses on the development and use of evidence-based medicine, measurement and improvement of health care quality, and the redesign of health care delivery systems.
AcademyHealth Members Publish Research on Substance Use Treatment, Health Policy Recommendations, and More
The January issue of Health Affairs features member research on topics such as substance use treatment, payment methods, medicare, medicaid, and health policy.
Last week, hundreds of experts from across the health policy community converged in Washington D.C. for AcademyHealth’s National Health Policy Conference.
Summarizing expert discussion at a September 2018 meeting, this brief highlights the current state-of-the-research on Medicaid policies such as cost sharing, work requirements and healthy behaviors incentives. The brief is part of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-funded project Research Insights, managed by AcademyHealth.
Medicaid Financing and Coverage Benefits Can be Leveraged to Improve Delivery of HIV Prevention Services
This white paper, commissioned by AcademyHealth, identifies Medicaid benefits and financing mechanisms that could be used to improve uptake and delivery of PrEP medication and clinical care.
This white paper, commissioned by AcademyHealth, identifies ways the Medicaid program can educate patients and providers to improve the use of PrEP medication and clinical services.
In the first study to look at immigrants’ role in financing private health insurance, findings contradict assertions that people born in the US are systematically subsidizing the medical care of immigrants.
More than 1 Million Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders Have Gained Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act
Results from a recent study provide important evidence of population-level changes in coverage disparities under the ACA. Granular, disaggregated estimates like these can facilitate efforts to address health disparities for specific subgroups.
As part of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-funded project Research Insights, managed by AcademyHealth, this webinar highlighted insights from specific states’ experiences with personal responsibility provisions in Medicaid and the national implications of these experiences.
Attendees at a recent AcademyHealth meeting discussed research on work incentives, cost sharing, healthy behaviors, and Medicaid waiver implementation challenges in several states.