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...
Complex care programs across the country use varied criteria to identify people with complex health and social needs and measure the effectiveness of subsequent interventions. Greater standardization...
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...
How can health care systems across the nation effectively address social needs? An expert committee created by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) sought to address...
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...
Family caregivers play a foundational role in the care of older adults with complex needs and disabilities from both a health care and economic standpoint. As the “baby boom” population ages, the need...
This resource builds on the seminal Home Alone study, the first national examination at how family caregivers manage medical and nursing tasks. Major findings of this new study include: Today’s...
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 resource outlines the current state of complex care and recommendations for the future. To advance the field of complex care, three organizations—the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers’...
This resource provides a roadmap for health plans providing complex chronic care to improve quality and their Medical Loss Ratio (MLR), a basic financial measurement used in the Affordable Care Act to...
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...