Resources

Despite mounting evidence for community health workers (CHWs) and peer providers improving health outcomes, the expansion of the community-based workforce in the health care system has been limited...
A majority of mature accountable care organizations (ACOs) segment their high-need, high-cost (HNHC) population into smaller subgroups to better identify those with similar needs, employing a range of...
While Medicare Advantage (MA) plans have new flexibility to target and cover supplemental benefits that address health-related social needs, few plans provided these types of benefits in 2019...
This resource describes the strategies employed by ACOs that have comprehensive care management programs for complex patients. This report is from the six-foundation collaborative and is based on...
This resource provides a summary of key components of the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act, which was passed and signed on February 9, 2018...
This resource examines Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities who were hospitalized during 2003–2005 in order to identify opportunities to reduce hospital readmission rates in this population. The...
This resource, based on interviews with experts across the US, summarizes the key features of a trauma-informed approach to care. It includes a chart with descriptions of different approaches. Trauma...
This report explores key issues, spending implications, and existing barriers to meeting the needs of high-need, high-cost patients. It suggests policy options for a new federal administration to...
This resource examines reimbursement structures that serve beneficiaries who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. It also includes an analysis comparing care patterns for dual-eligible...
This resource offers recommendations for federal policymakers to help finance LTSS, the clinical and social services that assist individuals with limited ability to care for themselves. In 2013...
There is currently no single statement of what a delivery system must have to effectively serve adults with complex care needs. The SCAN Foundation convened a working group of diverse experts...
This resource examines health care spending and use of services among adults with high needs, defined as people who have three or more chronic diseases and a functional limitation. One in 20 US adults...