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Telyse Masaoay

Danforth Scholar, Masters of Social Work/Masters of Social Policy Candidate, Washington University
Chapter Member: Confluence SSN
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About Telyse

Masaoay's previous research has focused on state Medicaid policies, maternal/reproductive health, and existing racial/ethnic disparities in health service delivery and outcomes. She is most interested in exploring climate change as a social determinant of health and identifying social policy solutions to simultaneously mitigate the climate crisis and improve community well-being. Masaoay serves as a Health Policy Associate at Mathematica Policy Research and is a member of the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management.


"Changes in Medicaid Telehealth Policies Due to COVID-19: Catalog Overview and Findings," Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, June 2020.

Reports summarizing state-specific, Medicaid telehealth policy changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Inventory of State-Level Medicaid Policies, Programs, and Initiatives to Improve Maternity Care and Outcomes," Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, March 2020.

Discusses how the inventory of state-level Medicaid initiatives aimed at improving maternity care and outcomes. Mentions how policy areas covered in the inventory include eligibility and enrollment, education and outreach (to providers and beneficiaries), covered benefits, models of care, payment, managed care contracting and performance measurement.