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...
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...
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 report is a compendium of five case studies that describe lessons learned from implementing innovative interprofessional education (IPE) approaches at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). In...
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...
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 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...
In 2013, the Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc., hosted a “Super-Utilizer Summit” to explore how Medicaid could promote models to improve care and lower costs for individuals whose complex needs...
Starting in 2013, the National Governors Association worked for two years with seven states to improve care and lower costs for Medicaid beneficiaries with complex health care needs — sometimes known...