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 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 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 examines three innovative models for treating patients with serious illness, developed by third-party firms that contract with Medicare Advantage plans. The financing structure of...
This resource collects the most innovative initiatives in Medicaid managed care that emerge each year. Health plans submit their best practices for consideration of inclusion in this exclusive...
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...
Palliative care improves quality of life for both the patient and the family. It is appropriate at any age and at any stage of illness, and it can be provided along with curative treatment. Palliative...
This resource describes strategies that health care organizations and plans can use to provide care for patients with serious illness. Palliative care — specialized care that focuses on addressing the...
This resource proposes a framework to help guide the development of programs for populations with complex needs. While medical drugs and devices go through a well-established, rigorous development...
This resource identifies and describes person-centered preferences that can inform approaches to advanced illness care. It also highlights exemplars of innovative programs that are trying new methods...