Resources

While Medicare Advantage (MA) plans have new flexibility to target and cover supplemental benefits that address health-related social needs, few plans provided these types of benefits in 2019...
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 provides a framework for understanding the nature and extent of integration in programs that integrate LTSS with medical care and behavioral health. This taxonomy is a standardized tool...
This resource analyzes preventable ED visits and identifies mechanisms for preventing them. To identify opportunities to prevent ED visits, Premier, a health care improvement company, analyzed nearly...
This resource, the Partnership Evaluation Tool, is intended to help organizations assess readiness to engage in successful value-based partnerships. It can be used to assess potential partners or for...
This resource describes the strategies employed by ACOs that have comprehensive care management programs for complex patients. This report is from the six-foundation collaborative and is based on...
This resource is a calculator designed to assist community-based organizations and their health care partners in creating financial arrangements to fund social services for patients with complex needs...
This resource reviews best practices in care management contracting based on in-depth interviews with organizations that operate sustainable, effective programs for patients with complex needs. The...
This resource is a guide for payer and provider organizations to invest in social determinants of health (SDOH) and integrate them into their core business model. Few health care organizations have...
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...
This resource offers recommendations for federal policymakers to help finance LTSS, the clinical and social services that assist individuals with limited ability to care for themselves. In 2013...