Medicaid Managed Care: The Importance of Risk Adjustment

Authors: Tobias, C., Comeau, M., Bachman, S.S., Honberg, L.

Date: 2014

Project: Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Health Reform, Medicaid/CHIP

This report has its origins in a one-day meeting held with an expert panel in September 2011 on risk adjustment for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). This meeting was sponsored by the Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and facilitated by the Catalyst Center at the Boston University School of Public Health, with logistical support provided by John Snow, Incorporated.