Medicaid can play a significant role in strengthening the nation's primary care safety net by supporting innovative medical home and practice improvement initiatives. As an estimated 16 to 20 million individuals become Medicaid-eligible over the next decade, primary care providers will need assistance in delivering sustainable, high-quality care to this population with complex needs. CHCS is working with states and health plans across the country to test ways to support improvements in primary care delivery.
This technical assistance brief describes how Medicaid can leverage its resources to facilitate and sustain improvements in care and reduce health disparities in small, under-resourced practices with high-volume Medicaid panels.
This technical assistance brief describes how Medicaid-led teams in four states are supporting practice improvements among Medicaid-serving providers by helping them to adopt and implement electronic registries.