News and Reports

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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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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CLOUD – the Curated Library about Opioid Use for Decision-makers

CLOUD is an online collection of curated, evidence-based resources on opioids and the opioid crisis in the United States.

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Elderly man sit at home having online consultation with female doctor on computer.

Home-Based Telehealth Services: An Overview of Payer Policies and State Experiences

A new issue brief draws on stakeholder interviews on home-based telehealth, to give state policymakers a sense of the landscape.

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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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Center and Milbank Memorial Fund release new report on home- and community-based services

A new report on how Medicaid agencies measure the quality of home- and community-based services (HCBS), how they pay for them, and how to encourage more cost-effective services.

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Silver Diamine Fluoride Fact Sheet

This resource provides an easy-to-read overview of silver diamine fluoride as a treatment for dental caries.  

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