Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefit Flexibilities: Adoption of and Access to Newly Expanded Supplemental Benefits in 2020
Analysis of expanded supplemental benefit adoption for Medicare Advantage enrollees
Experience of Emergency Department Use Among Persons with a History of Adverse Childhood Experiences
Trauma-informed approaches in emergency departments may improve experiences of adults with high rates of adverse childhood experiences.
Applying principles of trauma-informed care for patients at end of life.
Implementing a trauma-informed approach in primary care.
Trauma-informed telehealth can help mitigate negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adopting a Trauma-Informed Approach to Improve Patient Care: Foundational Organizational-Level Steps
Offers practical recommendations for providers and other health care organizations interested in taking foundational steps to become more trauma-informed.
Highlights PACE programs’ efforts to redesign care during the COVID-19 pandemic and presents policy options that may help to expand access to the programs in the future.
Development and Implementation of a Complex Health System Intervention Targeting Transitions of Care from Hospital to Post-Acute Care
A complex care transitions pilot designed through a stakeholder-driven process led to decreased hospital utilization and costs.
Complex care management program within Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations reduced cost and utilization for high-risk Medicare beneficiaries.
Association of Medicare Advantage Penetration with Per Capita Spending, Emergency Department Visits, and Readmission Rates Among Fee-for-Service Medicare Beneficiaries with High Comorbidity Burden
Growth in Medicare Advantage plans linked to decreased cost and utilization for high-need, high-cost fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions.
Identifying Patients with Persistent Preventable Utilization Offers an Opportunity to Reduce Unnecessary Spending
Medicare patients with the top five percent in preventable utilization account for almost half of all avoidable Medicare costs.
Making Connections: Nationwide Implementation of Video Telehealth Tablets to Address Access Barriers in Veterans
An initiative to distribute tablets to high-need veterans successfully reached individuals with barriers to health care access.
Ten Lessons from the C-Suite: Health Care Leaders Shed Light on Margin, Mission, and the Five Percent
Shares current health care leaders’ perspectives on the emerging field of complex care and how they are working to solve its so-called "margin-mission" tension.
Lessons from Los Angeles County’s Housing for Health program to reduce homelessness.
Permanent Supportive Housing With Housing First to Reduce Homelessness and Promote Health Among Homeless Populations With Disability: A Community Guide Systematic Review
Housing First programs reduce homelessness and health care use more effectively than Treatment First approaches.
Use of General Primary Care, Specialized Primary Care, and Other Veterans Affairs Services Among High-Risk Veterans
Integrated health care systems can better support high-risk patients by embedding high-risk patient care within general primary care and mental health care.
Features a conversation with Heidi Bossley and Keziah Imbeah, authors of the recently published Measuring Complexity report, who share insights into the findings and considerations for the field in adopting a more standardized approach to complex care measurement.
Practical strategies for health plans and ACOs to improve care for patients with serious illness.
Exploring Best Practices in Serious Illness Care for Medicare Advantage and Accountable Care Organizations
Highlights experiences from the Center to Advance Palliative Care’s Medicare Advantage and ACO Learning Communities with strategies for improving serious illness care, as well as resources that health plans and ACOs can use to drive better value and improve the quality of life for those living with serious illness.