Manatt Health’s new Health Care Imperatives for the 2020s report, titled “2023 Update: Embracing Whole Person Health,” recognizes the challenges that emerged in 2022 and the important opportunities they presented.
Over 12 million Americans are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, including roughly 7.5 million adults aged 65 and over and roughly 4.5 million people with disabilities under age 65.
States use Section 1115 demonstrations to test innovations in their Medicaid programs.
Approximately 12 million people in the United States are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.
In 2021, drug-related overdose deaths topped 107,000.
Section 1115 demonstrations, also called “waivers,” allow states to test new ways to operate their Medicaid programs, typically for matters related to eligibility, benefits and care delivery.
Massachusetts’ historical achievements in innovative health care policy have positioned the state as a national leader in transforming health care coverage, access, affordability and quality.
State policymakers are increasingly focused on strategies to ensure access to and affordability of health care coverage for immigrant populations, especially in light of the significant burden that the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on people who are uninsured.
Research shows that personal behaviors, physical environments and socioeconomic factors—commonly referred to as the social drivers of health—are responsible for 80 percent of health outcomes.
We have entered an era of digitally enabled care—fully integrated in-person and virtual care models that hybridize care delivery based on clinical appropriateness and other factors, such as convenience and cost.