Resources

Throughout the country, efforts are increasingly emerging to integrate social services into health care systems. This resource classifies new initiatives, identifies common challenges, and proposes...
This resource provides a literature review of existing empirical evidence about the impact of social service interventions on health outcomes and health care spending, based on 39 articles published...
This resource shares 10 questions that California’s Medicaid managed care plans are now required to ask patients about their social and functional needs. These questions could serve as a model for...
This resource is a toolkit that describes strategies for states to reform their Medicaid LTSS systems. Medicaid is the leading payer for LTSS systems, which enable more than 12 million people to meet...
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...
Since 2015, the Peterson Center on Healthcare has been working to improve the quality and lower the cost of care for high-need, high-cost patients. This resource provides a summary of what has been...
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission's Community Hospital Acceleration, Revitalization, and Transformation (CHART) investment program has engaged 25 community hospitals to advance readiness for...
This resource describes the findings of the International Experts Working Group on Patients with Complex Needs. The Commonwealth Fund established this group in 2014 to outline the components of a high...
​​​​ This resource describes a program in New Mexico that employs community health workers (CHWs) to address social determinants of health, as well as how that program was implemented and spread. CHWs...
This resource examines the experience of providers with the Medicaid health home option, a provision of the Affordable Care Act. The health home model focuses on providing whole-person care to high...
This resource examines Medicaid payment reform strategies for populations who receive LTSS. It includes case studies of state programs in Tennessee, Minnesota, and Arizona. A growing number of states...
This resource is the product of a collaborative assessment on strategies for better serving high-need patients convened by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Activities included workshops, a...