Healthcare Innovation September 21, 2022
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National Academy for State Health Policy recognize states for demonstrating creativity, leadership, and progress in their Medicaid programs, despite pandemic challenges
Medicaid programs in six states received the 2022 Medicaid Innovation Award, presented by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP). The nonpartisan award recognizes states for demonstrating creativity, leadership, and progress in their Medicaid programs despite significant public health challenges in recent years.
Medicaid, the joint state-federal health insurance program, covers one in five people in the United States, including elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities, and 40 percent of all children.
Selected by a panel of expert advisers, Medicaid Innovation Award recipients are Medicaid agency leaders...