Quick Reference Guide to Promising Care Models

Key Questions Answered
  • What are examples of highly promising models with solid evidence?
  • What does the evidence show, and how can I find the best studies about these models?
  • What are the key attributes of successful models?
  • Which subpopulations do these promising models target?
Key Themes and Takeaways

Based on a review of the evidence, the Quick Reference Guide to Promising Care Models offers summary information on 22 programs for adults with complex needs. There are two tables that are hyperlinked to relevant studies or resources.

  • Table 1 summarizes target population, program outcomes, and key attributes associated with person-centered care.
  • Table 2 highlights the subpopulations, or segments, that are served by the care models and whether the model addresses behavioral and social needs.  
Melinda Abrams
Meredith Brown
Jamie Ryan
Tanya Shah
Population Addressed
Adults Under 65 with Disabilities
People with Advanced Illness
Frail Older Adults
People with Multiple Chronic Conditions
People with Behavioral Health and Social Needs
Level of Evidence
Case Study; Promising Evidence
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