Resources

Medications for addiction treatment (MAT) programs implemented in primary care settings need to go beyond prescribing and dispensing medication to fully address the complex health and social needs of...
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...
Family caregivers play a foundational role in the care of older adults with complex needs and disabilities from both a health care and economic standpoint. As the “baby boom” population ages, the need...
This resource highlights a variety of prevention-focused programs, initiatives and strategies (plays) focused on the opioid use epidemic. The resource describes 11 plays that are supported by evidence...
This resource is a toolkit to help payers and providers understand how home-based primary care (HBPC) improves quality and reduces costs for seriously ill and home-limited older adults. HBPC providers...
This resource is a toolkit highlighting innovative care coordination strategies used by Medicare ACOs. ACOs use a variety of methods to coordinate and manage the care of their populations, including...
This resource is a toolkit for identifying patients with various physical, functional, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Patients and families living with serious illness have a range of needs...
This resource builds on the seminal Home Alone study, the first national examination at how family caregivers manage medical and nursing tasks. Major findings of this new study include: Today’s...
This resource offers a variety of materials about “personas” for different segments of the high-need patient population. A persona helps depict the experiences, motivations, and goals of a group of...
This resource provides guidance for state leaders in establishing and advancing complex care programs. Since 2013, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) Health...
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 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...