Jun, 05, 2024

Promoting Health Equity Through State Medicaid Managed Care Strategies, May 2024

States are increasingly identifying and implementing Medicaid managed care (MMC) strategies to confront longstanding and persistent health inequities and improve culturally and linguistically appropriate care. State Health and Value Strategies continues to support states’ efforts with updates to the Compendium of Medicaid Managed Care Contracting Strategies to Promote Health Equity, which describes nine approaches states are taking within their MMC programs to promote health equity. The latest edition features examples from more than 20 states, including Florida, Georgia, New Hampshire, New Mexico, and Rhode Island, five states that are new to the Compendium. This expert perspective highlights an MMC approach that was newly added to the Compendium.