Alaska: Cross-Agency Collaboration to Control Hypertension
Source: National Opinion Research Center in partnership with the Center for Health Care Strategies
6|18 State Spotlight | November 2022

This state spotlight highlights Alaska’s 6|18 Initiative accomplishments in leveraging their Medicaid-public health partnership to promote measures for hypertension control, such as extending the refill period for medications; expanding a community health worker program and access to blood pressure monitors to support hypertension control in rural communities; and allowing pharmacists to bill for hypertension related counseling and medication management therapy.

Posted: January 2023

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