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Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program

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From July 2014 through September 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) administered the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP), a collaborative between the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) and the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). The goal of IAP was to improve the health and health care of Medicaid beneficiaries and to reduce costs by supporting states’ ongoing payment and delivery system reforms. Medicaid IAP supported Medicaid agencies with building capacity in key program and functional areas by offering targeted technical assistance, tool development, and cross-state learning opportunities.

IAP selected, in consultation with states and stakeholders, four program areas in which to offer technical assistance:

In addition, IAP also worked with states through its functional areas, or levers, for Medicaid delivery system reform:

Visit each area page to learn more about the technical assistance provided to Medicaid agencies, as well as find tools and resources for all Medicaid agencies to use as they design and implement related Medicaid delivery system reforms.