Opportunities and Challenges for Medicaid Managed Care Organizations, Community Health Centers, and Their Partners in Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Five States

December 14, 2021

Policy Brief

State Medicaid managed care contracts were reviewed for language on social determinants of health (SDoH) activities across 10 contractual domains.  The authors then developed case studies of MCO opportunities and challenges in 5 states (California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, and Pennsylvania) based on interviews with officials and Medicaid managed health plans across community health centers, Primary Care Associations, and Community-Based Organizations.

The report was authored by Peter Shin, Jessica Sharac, Rebecca Morris,  Morgan Handley,  Maria Casoni, Alexander Somodevilla, Sara Rosenbaum


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