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Talking about Anti-Racism and Health Equity

The final episode in season two of the Medicaid Leadership Exchange Podcast explores how Medicaid leaders can be effective and authentic communicators of anti-racism and health equity to their agency and externally.

In this episode of the Medicaid Leadership Exchange podcast, Tekisha Everette, executive director, Health Equity Solutions, Lisa Lee, commissioner, at the Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services, and Jim Jones, Medicaid Director, at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, explore the importance of finding common ground within an agency on equity-related terminology and creating a “brave space” to have conversations about equity.

To learn more about strategies discussed in this podcast, view the Health Equity Language Guide for State Officials, a new product published by State Health and Value Strategies.

This episode is cohosted by Gretchen Hammer, senior strategic advisor, and and Dianne Hasselman, Deputy Executive Director at NAMD. It also includes insights from Mark Larson, former Vermont Medicaid director and senior vice president of leadership and capacity building at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS).

Listen to the episode here.

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

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