Medicaid is often one of the largest segments of a state budget and is a critical safety net resource during economic slowdowns. Knowing the impact and influence of Medicaid underscores for leaders the importance of planning for financial sustainability.
In this Medicaid Leadership Exchange podcast, Kate McEvoy, former Connecticut Medicaid director and CFO, Mike Gilbert discuss their experiences working with partners in the executive and legislative branches to build trust and a shared vision for sustaining critical programs. Hear how they decide what to prioritize when creating program sustainability strategies, and how to set targets for the financial forecasting process. The conversation is moderated by Mark Larson, senior vice president of leadership and capacity building at the Center for Health Care Strategies.
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.