Results from an AcademyHealth investigation highlight four shared Medicaid policy priorities across 22 states: substance use disorder, behavioral health integration, maternal mortality, and social determinants of health.
The University of Pittsburgh, Virginia Commonwealth University and the Kaiser Family Foundation leveraged the AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network to profile the epidemic in six states along several measures not available in public data.
As part of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-funded project Research Insights, managed by AcademyHealth, this webinar identified the effects of a range of federal and state levers intended to strengthen the individual health insurance market’s infrastructure.
As Opioid Crisis Continues, New Report Points to State Options for Medicaid Coverage of Inpatient Behavioral Health Services
Recent AcademyHealth webinar presenter MaryBeth Musumeci and colleague Priya Chidambaram highlight findings from a recent Kaiser Family Foundation report on patterns of Medicaid enrollee use of substance use disorder services and state waiver activity aimed at expanding services.
States Leverage Medicaid Waivers to Combat Health Challenges, Pilot Funding Approaches and Work Requirements
AcademyHealth reviews recent developments in state Medicaid pilots designed to test innovative alterations to existing Medicaid programs through Section 1115 waivers.
Recent AcademyHealth webinar presenter and behavioral scientist Natoshia Askelson reflects on the evaluation of Iowa’s Healthy Behavior Program 1115 Waiver.
Cross-state analysis is often hindered by data sharing challenges. A new Medicaid Distributed Research Network seeks to advance knowledge through the use of a Common Data Model.
As states continue to propose, implement, and evaluate new Medicaid demonstrations, AcademyHealth reviews recent developments related to Medicaid expansion funding, work requirements, and hospital reimbursement.
AcademyHealth recently convened a group of eight state Medicaid programs and public health stakeholders to examine why an effective HIV prevention treatment is underused, why clinical care guidelines are underutilized, and how intra-agency collaborations could improve its delivery and use.
The State-University Partnership Learning Network (SUPLN) collaboratively works to support evidence-based state health policy and practice with a focus on transforming Medicaid-based health care, including improving the patient experience, improving the health of populations, and reducing the per capita cost of health care.