Opportunities for Leveraging Federal Matching Funds to Serve Medicaid Populations

Polakoff
Chief Medical Officer and Associate Dean, Commonwealth Medicine
Director, Center for Health Policy and Research
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thibodeau
Executive Director, Center for Health Care Financing
Commonwealth Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Public Universities Can Help:

  • Vast expertise not resident in the agencies
  • Clinical partnerships to test novel ideas, pilot new programs
  • Program design and evaluation expertise
  • Data analytic capacity