Our Most-Read Stories of 2021

Throughout the year, the Community & State team highlights and reflects upon impactful and significant Medicaid trends. Our teams are committed to tracking emergent approaches to care, new partnerships, and ways to drive effectual change for partners, providers, and members. As we approach the end of 2021, we look back at the content we published throughout the year that was most popular with our readers.

From emerging Medicaid trends to meaningful partnerships, the benefits of Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS), and addressing health equity, 2021 was a varied and fruitful year for our thought leadership team at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. We look forward to more impactful and engaging stories in the new year ahead.

Top Five Stories of the Year

1. 2021 Emerging Trends in Public Programs

Our annual report on the top trends we're seeing in the Medicaid program.

2. New On-Demand Education Video: Essentials of the Medicaid Program

This video gives a good overview of how Medicaid works, describes who is eligible for the program and includes a quiz to test yourself.

3. Program Funding and Eligibility: Defining Medicaid Financial and Eligibility Terms

This glossary reviews commonly used terms related to Medicaid financing and eligibility.

4. The benefits of Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Through Home- and Community-Based Services

With about 14 million people needing LTSS in the U.S., it's important to understand how  providing LTSS through HCBS when appropriate can improve outcomes and stabilize costs.

5. Mom’s Meals Partnerships Supports Members Through Food Delivery: Connecting members with healthy foods

Our partnership with Mom's Meals helps to remove barriers to eating healthy meals for our members.

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