California Bets Big on Housing in Medicaid


California Bets Big on Housing in Medicaid

December 29, 2022

California Bets Big on Housing in Medicaid

California is in the early days of one of the most ambitious initiatives ever to address Medicaid patients’ social needs in hopes of improving their health. This week, we trace the origins, early results and challenges of “CalAIM.”


Jacey Cooper, Director, California Medicaid Program

Bradley Gilbert, MD, MPP, Former Chief Medical Officer and CEO, Inland Empire Health Plan

Lacy McClellan

Dale Stout

Anthony Wright, Executive Director, Health Access California

Paula Lantz, PhD, James B. Hudak Professor of Health Policy, University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

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