Pursuing Financial Sustainability of Person-Centered Care Models

Technical Assistance Tool
January 2014

This resource offers a framework for understanding the financial sustainability of an existing person-centered care program.

  • Setting up data collection systems and benchmark data is important to showing value.
  • It’s also important to analyze the return on investment and impact of person-centered care models on entities outside of health system utilization and payers.
  • Some ideas for financial sustainability include grants to fund upfront costs of expansion, shared savings payment models, and capitation contracts with health plans.
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Population Addressed
Frail Older Adults
People with Multiple Chronic Conditions
People with Behavioral Health and Social Needs
Key Questions Answered
  • How can I make my care model financially sustainable?
  • How can I seek out appropriate sources of revenue?
  • What are examples of programs that have achieved financial sustainability?
Level of Evidence
Expert Opinion
What does this mean?