Policy Research

Evaluation of Oregon's 1115 Medicaid Waiver for the Oregon Health Authority

In 2012, Oregon executed an agreement to restructure its Medicaid program—called a Medicaid demonstration waiver—with the federal Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services (CMS). The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) engaged CHSE to carry out a summative evaluation of the waiver as required by CMS, and to evaluate specific components of the waiver.

Select publications:

           Summative evaluation report

           Dental evaluation

           Dual-eligible report

           Hospital Transformation Performance Program evaluation


Behavioral Health Care Analysis for Idaho Departmentof Health and Welfare

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare engaged CHSE to evaluate behavioral health care under Idaho's Medicaid program and provide recommendations for improving care.

           Idaho report


Return-on-Investment Analysis for Multnomah County

The Multnomah County Health Department engaged CHSE to analyze the prevalence and costs of chronic disease among Multnomah County Medicaid members and calculate return-on-investment from disease management programs in order to help policymakers identify optimal targets for public health investment.