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OWhen it comes to new opportunities, health tech companies tend to follow the money. This means that for years Medicaid — the public insurance program serving nearly one in five U.S. residents — has been largely left behind in the race to use technology to provide better, more convenient care. quality.

This is changing, however, amid growing calls for equity and inclusion in healthcare and as more private and public payers begin to align with value-based models of care. that reward clinicians for the quality of care they provide, rather than the quantity of services rendered. There’s a crop of trailblazing startups beginning to woo the roughly 76 million people covered by Medicaid.

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