Medicaid Briefing Series

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Manatt Health has authored a series of seven briefs on key Medicaid issues designed to assist state policymakers in understanding the Medicaid program and their role in using it to improve the health of their states’ residents and communities. The Medicaid Briefing Series is targeted to new state leaders in their roles as stewards of the Medicaid program. Focusing on high priority issues including children’s coverage, the opioid epidemic, and managed care, the briefing series will support new state officials in evaluating their Medicaid programs, identifying challenges and opportunities, and tackling pressing program priorities.

Brief #1: Priority Medicaid Issue for New State Officials

Brief #2: Medicaid: The Basics

Brief #3: Medicaid’s Impact on Health Care Access, Outcomes and State Economies

Brief #4: Medicaid’s Role in Children’s Health

Brief #5: Medicaid’s Role in Addressing Social Determinants of Health

Brief #6: Medicaid’s Role in Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Brief #7: Medicaid Managed Care: Increasing Expectations and Accountability