Designing Optimal Recommended Budgeting Thresholds for a Medicaid Program


The objectives of this research are to determine a potential policy alternative to the current recommended budgeting methodology and to simulate the gains in administrative efficiency on actual Maryland Medicaid data from FY 2019. The broader hope is that this study can potentially serve as a guide to other states that are considering adoption of the Community First Choice program.

Senior Director of Research and Analytics/Chief Data Scientist Ian Stockwell, PhD, and Principal Data Scientist Morgan Henderson, PhD, co-authored this article published in the American Journal of Managed Care.

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