Michael Monson Testifies to State of Ohio’s Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee

December 22, 2022

On Thursday, December 15, 2022, Altarum Chief Executive Officer and President Michael Monson presented to the State of Ohio’s Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee on innovative practices states are adopting to improve care for Medicaid participants and advancements in integration of care for individuals who are dually eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. Monson highlighted key takeaways from the CMS final rule and new state levers for oversight of Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans.

Altarum Medicare-Medicaid Services for States fills the gaps in state knowledge, capacity, and expertise to design and administer integrated programs. AMMS, directed by Sarah Barth, helps states create financially sustainable solutions to improve dually eligible individuals’ quality and experience of care and advance health, health equity and independent living—while realizing Medicaid cost efficiencies and potential savings. 

View the recording of the committee meeting.

View Altarum’s presentation to the committee. 

Altarum is a nonprofit organization that works with federal and state agencies and foundations to design and implement solutions to improve the health of individuals with fewer financial resources and populations disenfranchised by the health care system. We achieve measurable results by combining our expertise in public health and health care delivery with technology, workforce training and continuing education, applied research, and technical assistance. Our innovative solutions lead to better health for beneficiaries and better value for payers.