Jun, 05, 2024

Using Health Literacy Strategies to Advance Equity in Medicaid

Nine out of 10 adults in the U.S. struggle with health literacy, the skills necessary to understand and use health information to make important care decisions. Limited health literacy contributes to worsened health outcomes, greater costs, and even higher mortality. A blog post from the Center for Health Care Strategies explores how Medicaid agencies in California, Oregon, and Michigan are incorporating health literacy tactics into workforce development, behavioral health improvement efforts, quality metrics, and provider incentives.