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...
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...
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 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...
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 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 report explores key issues, spending implications, and existing barriers to meeting the needs of high-need, high-cost patients. It suggests policy options for a new federal administration to...
This resource examines reimbursement structures that serve beneficiaries who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. It also includes an analysis comparing care patterns for dual-eligible...
As the health care system shifts from a fee-for-service structure to value-based payment programs, it’s important to offer appropriate services across the continuum of care. This resource reviews...