Hanford Lin, Jeff Moor, and Dustin Schmidt
Preparation is key to support a smooth transition from one state government administration to the next. During the 2018 midterm elections, 20 states elected new governors, eight of which represented a change in political party. We asked former state agency staff and our Navigant Medicaid experts to share some best practices and lessons learned on what state Medicaid agencies can do to prepare for a transition.
It’s likely that state Medicaid leadership has already started the planning process and met with the incoming administration’s transition teams. State Medicaid agencies can take these steps to help the incoming administration get up to speed: