Across the country, health care stakeholders — including Medicaid and public health representatives — are seeking to change how they work by forging new partnerships and breaking down silos to enhance care, improve health outcomes, and control health care costs.

These primer and FAQ resources describe the core roles of state Medicaid and public health agency staff when partnering to implement evidence-based prevention interventions through CDC’s 6|18 Initiative. The resources are intended to help partnering teams improve preventive care services by identifying the activities that Medicaid and public health officials are respectively best suited to lead. Medicaid and public health partners can refer to these foundational documents when establishing roles and responsibilities for new collaborative prevention activities.

Understanding Public Health’s Role in CDC’s 6|18 Initiative »

Understanding Medicaid’s Role in CDC’s 6|18 Initiative »