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NJ selected as 1 of 7 nationally to develop value-based model for Medicaid

In a partnership that brings together New Jersey’s State Medicaid agency, its largest health insurer and biggest health care system, the Garden State has been selected to become a laboratory for innovating solutions to reverse maternal and infant mortality rates, which are currently are among the highest in the nation.

The collaboration announced on Tuesday by Advancing Health Equity: Leading Care, Payment, and Systems Transformation program, a University of Chicago organization founded and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and conducted in partnership with the Institute for Medicaid Innovation and the Center for Health Care Strategies, is one of seven awarded nationally.

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Partnership will create care delivery and payment model to address racial disparities in maternal and newborn health