Resources

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...
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 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 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...
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 resource compares the operational approaches of 18 successful CCM programs for high-need, high-cost patients to offer guidance on best practices. CCM programs must be tailored to their particular...
With major funding from the Affordable Care Act, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) is launching and evaluating several initiatives that change financial incentives to reward value...
This resource examines the characteristics and health care experiences of adults with high needs, defined as people with three or more chronic diseases and a functional limitation. (The data predate...
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...