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Tyler Sadwith, Health Insurance Specialist, Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group, CMCS

For the past two years, The Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP) has been working with Medicaid and behavioral health agencies to develop robust approaches for addressing substance use disorders (SUD). As described in the IAP High Intensity Learning Collaborative fact sheet , we have been...

Juliet Kuhn, Social Science Research Analyst, Division of Quality & Health Outcomes, CMCS and Karen LLanos, Director, Medicaid IAP

Medicaid IAP’s quality measurement portfolio is focused on supporting states in the selection, use, and alignment of quality measures related to Medicaid delivery system reform efforts. There are three areas of foci to our IAP quality measurement work, all of which are designed to complement...

Karen LLanos, Director, Medicaid IAP and Tyler Sadwith, Health Insurance Specialist, Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group, CMCS

After a year and a half working with Medicaid and behavioral health agencies to develop robust approaches for addressing substance use disorders, we have much to share with states. As described in the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP) High Intensity Learning Collaborative (HILC)...

John O'Brien, Senior Policy Advisor, CMCS and Tyler Sadwith, Health Insurance Specialist, Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group, CMCS

As the need for developing robust approaches for addressing substance use disorders becomes increasingly clear, CMS has been working directly with a set of leader states through our Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP). Seven states participate in an intensive learning collaborative and 48...

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