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Five Elements Influencing Medicaid Prescription Drug Access & Coverage

November 29, 2016

Jennifer E. Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), formerly the Institute of Medicine, recently convened its first Committee on Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies.  The committee is charged with developing a final report that identifies issues in drug pricing and recommendations for that could potentially alleviates these issues if implemented.

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CHOPT for Medicaid: Resources for Addressing Childhood Obesity

November 21, 2016

Childhood obesity is one of the most common and significant health conditions in the U.S. and yet, is the least understood.  Current research demonstrates an overall lack of evidence to assess the efficacy of non-school based interventions in preventing childhood…

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Innovation in Medicaid to Increase Access to LARC

November 14, 2016

Jennifer E. Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN

Challenges in assuring access to long acting reversible contraception (LARC) for the Medicaid population are numerous, including limitations associated with a bundled maternity care payment system.  However, there are also innovative initiatives being tested in Medicaid managed care to overcome these barriers. 

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CHOPT for Medicaid: Focusing on the Experiences of Families

November 8, 2016

Jennifer E. Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN

Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the CHOPT for Medicaid project is a year-long initiative focused on childhood obesity prevention and treatment efforts in the Medicaid population. The culmination of this work was unveiled during last week’s convening meeting, including a toolkit that offers a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the science

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Welcome to the Institute

October 24, 2016

Jennifer E. Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN

Let me be the first to officially welcome you to the launch of the Institute for Medicaid Innovation’s blog.

We are excited to use this platform to keep Medicaid stakeholders informed about current and upcoming initiatives that the Institute is leading. We will feature interviews from Medicaid beneficiaries, health plans, researchers, clinicians, and advocacy organizations that capture best practices and the salient issues facing this population.

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