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Understanding the Role, Responsibilities, and Reach of IMI’s Committees and Subcommittees

July 13, 2020

Caroline E. Adams & Chloe Bakst

The Institute for Medicaid Innovation (IMI) has established committees and subcommittees to guide and inform the organization’s mission, vision, and strategic plan.

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New Research from IMI – Innovation in Maternal Depression and Anxiety: Medicaid Initiatives in California & Nationwide

November 5, 2018

Erin Smith, MS

Maternal behavioral health disorders affect women, infants, and families across the country. The Medicaid program plays a critical role in ensuring reproductive-aged women have access to the appropriate health care services in the perinatal and postpartum periods.

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Trends in Medicaid Managed Care—Results from 2018 MMCO Survey

October 29, 2018

Erin Smith, MS

IMI is excited to announce the results of the inaugural Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) Survey. The 2018 Annual Medicaid MCO Survey is the first-of-its-kind national, longitudinal survey that captures data on critical elements of the Medicaid program, including high-risk care coordination, value-based payment, pharmacy, women’s health, behavioral health, child and adolescent health, and long-term supports and services.

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Significant Disparities Found Among Women with Severe Maternal Morbidity

September 13, 2018

Jennifer E. Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN

The Institute for Medicaid Innovation recently collaborated with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) on a landmark analysis utilizing the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) data to look at severe maternal morbidity in the U.S. 

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New IMI Resource: State Medicaid Facts – An Overview of Each State’s Program

September 6, 2018

Caroline E. Adams

Medicaid programs vary significantly across the United States. To provide insight into the variance, the Institute for Medicaid Innovation developed state fact sheets. The new resource offers a comprehensive overview of the Medicaid programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Each fact sheet includes a timeline of the history of the program at both the federal and state levels, as well as current and important news.

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Section 1115 waivers: States’ Recent Use of This Tool to Change the Medicaid Landscape

August 7, 2018

Caroline E. Adams

Recently, important changes have been made to state Medicaid programs through the Section 1115 waiver; a demonstration waiver that allows states the flexibility to experiment with new and innovative ways to reduce costs, improve access, and enhance quality of care in the Medicaid program.

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Expanding Medicaid Services in Schools: A Learning Collaborative Convening

June 27, 2018

Caroline E. Adams and Faith Reynolds

In June, the IMI Staff had the privilege of attending the Healthy Students, Promising Futures Learning Collaborative, hosted by Healthy Schools Campaign and Trust for America’s Health. The purpose of the event was to identify and discuss ways to provide better support for children’s health and wellness in schools.

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CHOPT Toolkit Release

June 19, 2018

Kimberly Tuck, RN

We are delighted to share that the CHildhood Obesity Prevention & Treatment (CHOPT) for Medicaid project toolkit has been released.

The important work of CHOPT for Medicaid was realized through the generous support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Announcing Our New Summer Intern

June 18, 2018

The Institute for Medicaid Innovation recently welcomed this year’s summer intern, Faith Reynolds. Faith participates in the University of Michigan’s Public Service Internship Program (PSIP) which prepares undergraduate students to obtain summer internships in Washington D.C. The program helps students…

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Celebrating Women’s Health Week in Medicaid

May 15, 2018

Jennifer E. Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN

With the launch of the activities surrounding national women’s health week, the Institute for Medicaid Innovation is celebrating the accomplishments and advancements in health care specific to women served by the Medicaid program. 

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