• Journal Article

Can Incentives Improve Medicaid Patient Engagement and Prevent Chronic Diseases?

Citation

Hoerger, T., Perry, R., Farrell, K., & Teixeira-Poit, S. (2015). Can Incentives Improve Medicaid Patient Engagement and Prevent Chronic Diseases? North Carolina Medical Journal, 76(3), 180-184. DOI: 10.18043/ncm.76.3.180

Abstract

Under the Medicaid Incentives for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases model, 10 states are testing whether incentives can encourage Medicaid beneficiaries to lose weight, stop smoking, work to prevent diabetes, or control risk factors for other chronic diseases. This commentary describes these incentive programs and how they will be evaluated