Raimondo, Roberts to Announce Reinventing Medicaid 2.0 Healthcare Transformation

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Health and Human Services Secretary
Elizabeth Roberts will announce the next step in Rhode Island’s healthcare system
transformation efforts that will increase access to quality, affordable care and
build healthier communities.

As a part of Reinventing Medicaid 2.0 – Health System Transformation, Rhode Island
will:
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* Improve health outcomes for the one in four Rhode Islanders enrolled in Medicaid.
* Leverage millions of dollars of additional federal funds to continue transforming
Rhode Island’s healthcare system.
* Focus on better coordination of care through our managed care organizations and
new provider partnerships.
* Ensure Rhode Island has the healthcare workforce it needs by investing in strategic
partnerships between Rhode Island’s public higher education institutions and healthcare
providers to train students with the skills they need for 21st century healthcare
jobs.
* Support better care, healthier people, and smarter spending.