Feb, 19, 2024

A Health Equity Data and Accountability Infrastructure for Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services, which houses the Massachusetts Medicaid program, convened two technical advisory groups to create a health equity data and accountability infrastructure for the state. This expert perspective highlights the work undertaken to develop a voluntary, aligned approach for collecting self-reported demographic data and the creation of a framework for introducing accountability in value-based contracts for four categories of health equity measures.