With funding from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), AcademyHealth and collaborators conducted an analysis of four states participating in the Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network (MODRN). This brief examines polysubstance use disorders in those state Medicaid programs, which have implications for Medicaid expenditures and the way states design delivery systems for this vulnerable population.
AcademyHealth and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration congratulate friend, colleague, and long-time member Steve Shortell on his induction into Modern Healthcare’s Hall of Fame.
AcademyHealth's Medicaid Medical Directors Network (MMDN) share their perspectives on clinical matters related to telehealth, especially around equity, quality, and payment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This publication, produced in coordination with AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network (MODRN) and the Milbank Memorial Fund, delves into two areas of state Medicaid OUD care delivery innovation and offers recent examples from state Medicaid programs.
Informed by discussant interviews, this report highlights themes in successful state-based maternal health data linkage initiatives, gaps in implementing such initiatives, and the status of current data linkages to address maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity.
In a JAMA commentary published last week, three Medicaid Medical Directors from AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Medical Directors Network examine how Medicaid programs can ensure equitable administration of COVID-19 vaccines.
This report provides information on the importance of investing in data analysis to advance health justice in Medicaid populations. It further highlights the importance of partnering with communities most impacted by injustices that cause inequities in health outcomes.
Improving Medicaid Immunization Rates through Stakeholder Collaboration, Data Infrastructure, and Quality Measures
AcademyHealth received new funding from the CDC to extend our current immunization community of practice. As the original community of practice ends, we highlight a few key successes from our participating states.
The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) recently awarded two Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award COVID-19 Enhancements to AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute to explore how Medicaid can examine the impact on beneficiaries and the program.
This publication is a part of a series in collaboration with Milbank Memorial Fund building on findings from AcademyHealth's Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network and focuses on the policy options states can leverage to impact the quality of OUD treatment for Medicaid enrollees.