Resources

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, the Accountable Care Atlas, is intended to help health care delivery systems identify and prioritize the competencies needed under risk-based payment. Experts agree that value-based...
This resource describes a collaboration between the Cherry Health Durham Clinic (CHDC) and Mercy Health Saint Mary’s (MHSM), which treated an overlapping population of patients with complex needs...
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 examines the impact of participation in a Pioneer ACO and its care management program on emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and Medicare spending. The care management...
This resource describes the Super Utilizer Project, a collaboration between an integrated health care organization and a baccalaureate school of nursing. The goal was to help patients with complex...
​​​​ 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 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 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 describes a care guidance index based on what matters to patients. Identifying a high-risk subgroup is a strategy for chronic care management. However, common methods of assessing risk...
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...