Charting the road to coverage. Enhancing value in health care.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is committed to ensuring everyone in America has quality, affordable health insurance and access to high-quality care. To support improvements to systems of care and coverage, the Foundation funds robust programs that provide expert technical assistance to states across the country.
 

Economic Impact of Medicaid

Check out our ongoing series of national and state-based reports, tools and presentations on the state economic impact of Medicaid.

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State Health Reform Assistance Network

The State Network supports states as they implement coverage provisions of the Affordable Care Act, giving more Americans access to quality, affordable health insurance.

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State Health and Value Strategies

State Health and Value Strategies (SHVS) supports states’ efforts as they work to improve population health and reform the delivery of health care services.

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Our Most Recent Work

July 20, 2017

How States Can Integrate Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) into Payment and Quality Improvement Policies

Where people live, work and play -- and the experiences they have, especially growing up -- matters. These social determinants of health (SDOH) include a broad array of social and environmental risk factors such as poverty, housing stability, early childhood education, access to primary care, access to healthy food, incarceration and discrimination. State policy makers are increasingly focused on SDOH because of their important influence on health care outcomes and Medicaid spending.
Jul 14, 2017 Issue Brief

State policy makers are increasingly focused on social determinants of health (SDOH) because of the important influence of these determinants on health care outcomes and Medicaid spending. This issue brief digs into opportunities that states have to account for SDOH in Medicaid programs.
Jul 13, 2017 Webinar

Continuing in this series of recent webinars on federal Medicaid proposals, this will explore BCRA’s block grant and bonus pool proposals and the marketplace tax subsidy alternative for people with incomes below 138% of the poverty level (those at risk of losing Medicaid coverage in expansion states as a result of elimination of enhanced funding under BCRA.)