Funder: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

January 2020 | Profile


Under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) 6|18 Initiative, officials from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Medicaid agency and the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation’s (CHCC) Division of Public Health are working collaboratively to reduce the prevalence of high blood pressure within their Medicaid population.

This spotlight showcases CNMI’s efforts in reducing high blood pressure through patient adherence to anti-hypertensive medication and improving access to self-monitoring blood pressure devices.