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States Are Leveraging Medicaid Managed Care to Further Health Equity

The blog highlights updates to a compendium providing Medicaid agencies with examples of how different states are leveraging their managed care programs to promote health equity and address health disparities. Medicaid plays a central role in providing health care coverage to groups that have been economically and socially marginalized. Many states are turning their attention to their managed care programs to address persistent health disparities and the conditions that create health inequities for Medicaid enrollees.