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Edem Hado

Edem Hado, MPH, is a Senior Policy and Research Manager at the AARP Public Policy Institute. Her areas of expertise include Medicaid, long-term services and supports, public health, and prevention. Read her full biography.
To reduce health disparities, state public health departments and health care systems need to compile robust data.
Expanding Medicaid coverage in non-expansion states will provide access to needed health care and treatment for millions of adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
These actions can enable relationships between family caregivers and long-term facility residents during the spread of COVID-19.
New Hampshire court found that work and community engagement requirements do not support the basic objective of the Medicaid program
In spite of the recent legal setbacks experienced by Kentucky and Arkansas, other states continue to seek federal approval of waivers that include work and work alternative requirements for Medicaid recipients
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