28 health systems collaborating to improve behavioral health for Medicaid patients

By Heather Landi, Fierce Healthcare

When Andy Slavitt ran the Medicaid program for nearly two years under the Obama administration, he observed limited progress to scale up digital technology to improve care for vulnerable, low-income patient populations.

The former acting CMS administrator is seeking to drive a national effort to address the issues of Medicaid—such as accelerating the adoption of digital health technologies with an eye toward social determinants—that he couldn’t when he was in charge.