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Developing Cross-Agency Collaboration to Better Serve Children in Foster Care

Episode four, season one of the Medicaid Leadership Exchange Podcast explores innovative ways Medicaid can work to better serve children in foster care.

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In this Medicaid Leadership Exchange podcast, West Virginia Medicaid Director  Cindy Beane and former Kentucky Medicaid Director  Carol Steckel discuss efforts to establish cross-agency collaboration between Medicaid and Child Welfare Division to better serve the needs of children and families. They discuss innovative care delivery models that use a single, specialized managed care organization to serve the needs of children in foster care. In both states a shared language, aligned staff, and “cultures of safety” build bridges between the two divisions.

The conversation is moderated by Gretchen Hammer, senior strategic advisor to the National Association of Medicaid Directors, with insights from Mark Larson senior vice president of leadership and capacity building at the Center for Health Care Strategies.

Listen to the episode here.

Medicaid Leadership Exchange is a podcast series exploring priority topics for Medicaid leaders developed in partnership with NAMD and the Center for Health Care Strategies through support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Visit Medicaid Leadership Exchange for more podcasts, or look for the podcast series on iTunes, or wherever you download your podcasts.

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