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