Dr. Blewett is a professor in the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health in the Division of Health ... Read Bio
This project is funded as part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s “Research in Transforming Health and Health Care Systems” program, which seeks to build the evidence base on the potential effects of policies or policy changes intended to transform health. The goal of the project is to identify promising practices and lessons learned related to the development, implementation, and management of initiatives to address justice-involved populations through 1115 waivers, and to provide actionable information to policymakers and federal regulators on steps states have taken to address this population. The researchers will review relevant materials in three states (Illinois, Texas and Washington), as well as conduct interviews with key stakeholders to explore how states are implementing Section 1115 waiver programs that address justice-involved populations. Deliverables will include a project work plan and final narrative and financial reports. The grantee will share findings through a webinar and blog posts, leverage social media and personal outreach, produce manuscripts for journal publication, and present at conferences as part of the deliverables for this grant.
Grant Number: 76111
Grant Period: 12/1/2018 – 12/15/2019