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As the world changes, the Center for Evidence-based Policy is proud to help policymakers address new challenges and realize opportunities to improve health outcomes. Search our database for timely news, research reports, and other resources for the policymaking community.

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Telehealth Policy and Evidence: A Compendium of MED Reports From 2019–2021

The Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project (MED) has published a number of reports related to telehealth, including several completed prior to the rapid expansion of telehealth use prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Characterization of the Clinical Evidence Supporting Repository Corticotropin Injection for FDA-Approved Indications Scoping Review

A scoping review in JAMA Internal Medicine covers the published evidence of repository corticotropin injection for its FDA-approved indications.

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Telebehavioral Health in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

A new resource offers a summary of the effectiveness and safety of telebehavioral health and of the policy changes surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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National Diabetes Prevention Program Coverage Toolkit

The Center is featured as a resource for Medicaid agencies in the National Diabetes Prevention Program Coverage Toolkit.

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Addressing COVID-19 Health Disparities: Opportunities for Medicaid Programs Issue Brief

A new issue brief presents research about how Medicaid programs are addressing health disparities highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Milbank Memorial Fund Primer

A recent Milbank Memorial Fund primer outlines strategies for state Medicaid agencies to encourage home and community-based care based on a related policy report for the Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project.

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Center’s Work Integral to NY Medicaid’s Coverage of the Diabetes Prevention Program

The Center’s work with the New York Evidence Based Benefit Review Advisory Committee was recently featured as a core element in New York Medicaid’s coverage development process for the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).

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Center’s Technical Assistance Work With Louisiana Medicaid Featured in Health Affairs Blog

A recent Health Affairs Blog post discussed the importance of state Medicaid agencies using transparent and evidence-based benefit coverage determination processes in the context of reimbursement for digital therapeutics.

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