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Supporting Innovation in Medicaid Policy — Interventions to Increase Adoption of RCTs

Atheendar S. Venkataramani, MD, PhD · Jacob Wallace · Julia Smith
New England Journal of Medicine · May 12, 2022

Randomized, controlled trials remain underutilized within the Medicaid program, even though state Medicaid programs regularly implement new policies that require evaluation. What are the key barriers to implementing RCTs in Medicaid, and how can we increase their use?