Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that provides free or low-cost health coverage to qualifying individuals including low-income individuals, families, and children, pregnant women, the elderly, and those with disabilities. Medicaid programs differ significantly from state to state, including using different names, differences in health care covered, and different eligibility requirements.

Author: Elizabeth Mertz | Matthew Jura | Shen Wang | Miranda Werts | Robert Martiniano | Ulrike Muench | Enihomo Obadan-Udoh

Topics: Medicaid, Oral Health, Policy

October 1, 2021
This report describes dentists’ opioid prescribing patterns for Medicaid beneficiaries in 2 very different states—Oregon and New York—prior to the implementation of several national and state level opioid prescribing guidelines.
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Author: Jacqueline Miller | Mary Lou Breslin | Susan Chapman

Topics: Health Information Technology, Medicaid

July 22, 2021
This report investigates if Electronic Visit Verification (EVV), in representative states, acts as a barrier, facilitator, or a promising practice in terms of supporting and advancing choice, control, community living, and participation for disabled individuals who receive Medicaid PCS.
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Authors: Kyle Grazier | Amanda Mauri | Cory Page

Topics: Behavioral Health, Medicaid

March 4, 2021
This report aims to determine the variation in behavioral health provider reimbursement rates per unit of service under fee-for-service (FFS) and MCO in states with Medicaid waivers for behavioral health, and in non-waiver states, determine if there are fewer behavioral health providers available in Medicaid FFS and MCO programs.
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Authors: Amanda Mauri | Victoria Schoebel | Caitlyn Wayment | Jessica Buche | Angela Beck

Topics: Behavioral Health, Medicaid

February 2, 2021
This report studies how state Medicaid programs apply PA requirements to buprenorphine products.
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Authors: Lisa de Saxe Zerden | Brianna Lombardi | Shiyou Wu

Topics: Behavioral Health, Integration and Collaboration, Medicaid

January 8, 2021
This article evaluates whether a program on specialized social work training in integrated health care settings is aligned with state Medicaid expansion.
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