Innovation in Medicaid

The mission of the Institute for Medicaid Innovation is to improve the lives of Medicaid enrollees through the development, implementation, and diffusion of innovative and evidence-based models of care that promote quality, value, equity and the engagement of patients, families, and communities.

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Read and Download IMI's 2021 Annual Medicaid MCO Survey Report

Now in its fourth year, the survey report offers a comprehensive overview of the value Medicaid managed care contributes to members’ health and the U.S. healthcare system. read >

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With the disproportionate impact that COVID-19 has had on low income and historically marginalized communities and populations, strengthening the Medicaid program and sustaining community health workers’ roles to provide direct service, care coordination, navigation, prevention education, capacity building and cultural mediation is more important than ever.

- Denise Octavia-Smith, MBA, CHW, PN

Children are the single largest population group who rely on Medicaid making Medicaid a vital component of ensuring that all children get the health care they need.

- Sandra G.Hassink, MD, MS, FAAP

Medicaid touches many lives across the country; the foundation of our future rests in living life to the fullest in each of our unique ways. The scope of Medicaid should continue to grow in a way that will address the “whole” person – in the pursuit of increasing access, quality, and controlling costs.

- Karen Dale, RN, MSN

Investing in the future of Medicaid is an investment in the overall health and stability of the nation.

- Jennifer E. Moore, PhD, RN