A podcast series exploring priority topics for Medicaid leaders developed in partnership with the National Association of Medicaid Directors and the Center for Health Care Strategies through support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Inside Medicaid’s Workforce Recovery
Medicaid, like nearly every other sector, is facing staff burnout following two-plus years of the pandemic. Recruiting Medicaid staff, however, presents unique challenges since it can be highly technical work. This new episode of the Medicaid Leadership Exchange podcast explores the inner workings of Medicaid’s workforce recovery and the opportunity to build a more diverse,... Read more »
Medicaid’s Ongoing Equity Commitment
Medicaid leaders explore what a commitment to equity means for Medicaid and how to put it into action.
Meeting the Behavioral Health Needs of Children
Three Medicaid leaders discuss the behavioral health needs of children and opportunities for Medicaid to better support those needs.
Leading Medicaid Out of Emergency and Into Its Future
Three former Medicaid directors explore what they would prioritize now and into the future when the public health emergency unwinds — and where blind spots may lie.
Talking about Anti-Racism and Health Equity: A Conversation with Tekisha Everette, Jim Jones, and Lisa Lee
Critical conversations about health equity can be productive when there is a shared and agreed-upon language amongst Medicaid agencies. In this episode of the Medicaid Leadership Exchange podcast, Tekisha Everette, executive director, Health Equity Solutions, Lisa Lee, commissioner, at the Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services, and Jim Jones, Medicaid Director, at the Wisconsin Department of... Read more »
Implementing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts to Better Support Staff of Color
The past year has seen many sectors of health care increasingly pursue diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts as health equity become a more prominent topic. In this episode of the Medicaid Leadership Exchange podcast, Ivory Banks, chief of staff at the Department of Medical Assistance Services, Commonwealth of Virginia, and Marlia Mattke, assistant administrator at... Read more »