9 episodes

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.

Medicaid Leadership Exchange Center for Health Care Strategies and the National Association of Medicaid Directors

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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.

    Developing Others When No One is Around

    Developing Others When No One is Around

    With COVID-19 forcing organizations to work from home to flatten the curve, developing others has become a challenge. In this episode, Ed O’Neil, PhD, MPA, a leadership development expert speaks with Hilary Kennedy, program director for Medicaid leadership at the National Association of Medicaid Directors about strategies Medicaid leaders can use to continue developing their... Read more »

    • 4 min
    Moving the Needle on Maternal and Infant Mortality: A Conversation with New Jersey, Ohio, and Virginia

    Moving the Needle on Maternal and Infant Mortality: A Conversation with New Jersey, Ohio, and Virginia

    The heartbreaking statistics on maternal and infant mortality have motivated Medicaid and public health agencies across the country to partner in developing strategies that increase the likelihood of healthy outcomes before, during, and following birth. In this Medicaid Leadership Exchange podcast, staff from New Jersey, Ohio, and Virginia Medicaid, and the Association of State and... Read more »

    • 38 min
    Creating Meaningful Consumer Engagement in Medicaid: Perspectives from Colorado and Washington State

    Creating Meaningful Consumer Engagement in Medicaid: Perspectives from Colorado and Washington State

    Medicaid programs serve millions of Americans across the country. One important component of serving consumers well is ensuring that they have a voice in program design and operations. In this Medicaid Leadership Exchange podcast, MaryAnne Lindeblad, BSN, MPH, Washington State Medicaid director, and Tracy Johnson, PhD, Colorado Medicaid director, discuss the strategies and challenges they... Read more »

    • 27 min
    Staying on Mission in Wisconsin Medicaid: Strategies for Engaging Staff

    Staying on Mission in Wisconsin Medicaid: Strategies for Engaging Staff

    Holding a leadership role in a Medicaid agency means that the days are busy and often pulled in multiple directions. In this dynamic environment, it can be challenging to find the time to focus on staff, their bandwidth, and their understanding of the agency’s vision. Making a commitment to staff morale and finding time for... Read more »

    • 32 min
    Ensuring Strategic Program Sustainability in Medicaid

    Ensuring Strategic Program Sustainability in Medicaid

    Medicaid often represents one of the largest portions of a state budget and is a critical resource for individuals and families when state economies are struggling. With growing speculation about the timing of the next recession, planning for financial sustainability is on the minds of many Medicaid leaders. In this Medicaid Leadership Exchange podcast, Connecticut’s... Read more »

    • 33 min
    Developing Cross-Agency Collaboration to Better Serve Children in Foster Care

    Developing Cross-Agency Collaboration to Better Serve Children in Foster Care

    Nearly all children in foster care are eligible for Medicaid. Building strong relationships between state Medicaid and child welfare agencies can help ensure that the needs of children and families in the child welfare system are met. In this Medicaid Leadership Exchange podcast, West Virginia Medicaid director Cindy Beane and Kentucky Medicaid director Carol Steckel... Read more »

    • 25 min

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