Outlines Michigan’s efforts in improving access and adherence to asthma medications and devices as well as promote the use of evidence-based interventions to improve access to important asthma devices and services, such as home-based care and education.
Features Utah’s Medicaid and public health partnership and its efforts to expand Medicaid coverage of the state’s asthma home visiting program.
Outlines how Minnesota leveraged the 6|18 Initiative to ensure uniform implementation of expanded tobacco cessation benefits required by a 2015 state law that aligned tobacco cessation medication and counseling coverage with Affordable Care Act requirements.
Highlights how Nebraska’s Medicaid and public health agencies worked together to promote the judicious use of antibiotics in outpatient settings with the goal of reducing inappropriate antibiotic prescribing.
Describes mandatory and optional medical benefits offered by state Medicaid programs, with a focus on benefits related to preventive care.