Resources

While health care quality improvement teams often involve clinical staff, these teams would benefit from the inclusion of community health workers (CHWs), who can provide insights into patient needs...
This resource describes a study of five plans that integrate LTSS into care. The study examined differences in medical utilization by beneficiaries, compared to a population with a similar level of...
This resource provides guidelines for implementing Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SSBCI) in a manner that improves health care for chronically ill Medicare beneficiaries. The...
This resource provides a framework for understanding the nature and extent of integration in programs that integrate LTSS with medical care and behavioral health. This taxonomy is a standardized tool...
This resource is a toolkit to help payers and providers understand how home-based primary care (HBPC) improves quality and reduces costs for seriously ill and home-limited older adults. HBPC providers...
This resource describes four care management models that ACOs are using for individuals with complex needs. Care management programs can involve creating patient care plans, coordinating care across...
This resource, the Partnership Evaluation Tool, is intended to help organizations assess readiness to engage in successful value-based partnerships. It can be used to assess potential partners or for...
This tool is a calculator designed to assist community-based organizations and their health care partners in creating financial arrangements to fund social services for patients with complex needs. It...
This resource provides guidance for state leaders in establishing and advancing complex care programs. Since 2013, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) Health...
This resource reviews best practices in care management contracting based on in-depth interviews with organizations that operate sustainable, effective programs for patients with complex needs. The...
This resource is a guide for payer and provider organizations to invest in social determinants of health (SDOH) and integrate them into their core business model. Few health care organizations have...
This resource is a toolkit that describes strategies for states to reform their Medicaid LTSS systems. Medicaid is the leading payer for LTSS systems, which enable more than 12 million people to meet...