Resources

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...
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...
Based on a review of the evidence, the Quick Reference Guide to Promising Care Models offers summary information on 28 programs for adults with complex needs, specifically: Target population and...
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 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 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 systematic review, which includes 27 studies across five models of care, evaluates the effectiveness of programs to improve care and lower cost for people with multiple chronic conditions or...
This resource identifies and describes person-centered preferences that can inform approaches to advanced illness care. It also highlights exemplars of innovative programs that are trying new methods...
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...