NC Medicaid 1115 Waiver Evaluation 2021-2026

  Background on the 1115 Waiver: The State of North Carolina is transitioning the Medicaid and NC Health Choice programs from fee-for-service models to managed care.  The transition to managed care will be paired with initiatives to: (a) support and enhance the capabilities of Medicaid providers; (b) strengthen access to care for beneficiaries; and (c)… Read more »

North Carolina Medicaid Projects

The Sheps Center has a long partnership with Medicaid, including early evaluations of Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC), evaluations of the medical home, etc. We now hold data through the The Carolina Cost and Quality Initiative (CCQI) and have recently launched a partnership with the NC Division of Health Benefits to coordinate the Medicaid… Read more »

Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Center for Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC)

We propose to expand the ARIC study by establishing a Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Center which will bring together investigators from multiple disciplines to evaluate health services use for persons at increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and to provide the framework for outcomes research pertaining to CVD-related endpoints.

Trauma Center Brief Alcohol Treatment and Cost Effectiveness

The proposed study will evaluate these two different strategies (specialist MI counseling and brief physician advice) and compare them with standard care at a Level I Trauma Center using a randomized clinical trial with 375 trauma patients.