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...
Many older adults in the United States experience social isolation and loneliness, which are associated with increased risks for premature mortality, dementia, and other poor health outcomes. Since...
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 findings from a symposium called “The Dual Imperative: What’s Next for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees,” which brought together policymakers, consumers, advocates, researchers...
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 report recommends policy changes so that Medicare can pay for non-medical supports and services, such as meal delivery, transportation, and case management, to improve outcomes and lower costs...
This resource analyzes a number of specific care models that serve Medicare-only individuals and enumerates five main policy barriers and potential strategies to address these barriers. The specific...
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 reviews emerging payer and provider partnerships that incentivize value-based payment models. Key points and recommendations include: The highest-need, highest-cost population is ever...
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, drawing on Medicare survey and claims data, a literature review, and interviews, suggests a three-pronged strategy to manage care for Medicare beneficiaries with medical and social...