Health Equity

New York University School of Medicine

2018 - $50,000

New York University School of Medicine’s Department of Population Health has been conducting modeling to help design health insurance plans that encourage patients to get preventive, high-value health care by lowering their cost-sharing for these services. This work has been in support of Connecticut’s State Innovation Model, a federally funded initiative designed to redesign how health care is financed and delivered. This grant will allow NYU to conduct additional research on the return on investment for patient navigation for colorectal cancer screening, home-based interventions to improve control of asthma in children, and smoking cessation interventions. This research, which targets diseases that disproportionately affect people of color, is intended to help employers make decisions about whether to include these benefit designs in their health insurance plans.

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