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The Colorado Multi-Payer Collaborative: A Framework for Integration of Whole-Person Care

A new resource “The Colorado Multi-Payer Collaborative: A Framework for Integration of Whole-Person Care” offers a summary of the work of the Colorado Multi-Payer Collaborative (MPC), supported by the Center for Evidence-based Policy, to develop a Framework for Integration of Whole-Person Care (adapted from the work of Thomas Bodenheimer and colleagues). The Framework was designed […]

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Care Coordination Policy and Evidence: A Compendium of MED Reports, 2017–2022

The Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project (MED) has published a number of reports related to care coordination, including reports focused on care management, comprehensive care, and integrated care. This compendium provides state Medicaid policymakers with a high-level synthesis of these report findings published on the MED Clearinghouse from 2017–2022, with links to the original reports. The […]

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Medicaid’s Role in Substance Use Disorder Services

The 2021 Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project Substance Use Workgroup Tool, Medicaid’s Role in Substance Use Disorder Services, provides an overview of the many ways state Medicaid programs address the substance use disorder (SUD) crisis in this country. The tool aims to show state leaders ways to leverage funding and improve efforts to address SUD by […]

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Nonfinancial Strategies to Increase Dentist Participation in Medicaid

This document summarizes findings from a Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project (MED) report on dentist participation in Medicaid titled Nonfinancial Strategies to Increase Dentist Participation in Medicaid.

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Nonfinancial Strategies to Increase Dentist Participation in Medicaid

This document summarizes findings from a Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project (MED) report on dentist participation in Medicaid titled Nonfinancial Strategies to Increase Dentist Participation in Medicaid.

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Effectiveness and Harms of 17-α Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate (Makena) to Prevent Preterm Birth Report

In this report, Center researchers synthesized evidence from 7 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that compared the effectiveness of 17P to vaginal progesterone, placebo, or treatment as usual

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Tapering or Discontinuing Opioid Use among Patients with Chronic Noncancer Pain: Update Report

The Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project (MED) completed a report on opioid tapering in 2017.

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Hemophilia Reports

In 2016, MED completed 3 reports on hemophilia

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Managing Dental Pain With Alternatives To Opioids

This resource provides guidance on managing dental pain with alternatives to opioids.

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