This blog post by David Labby, MD, PhD, health strategy advisor at Health Share of Oregon, outlines how the COVID-19 response presents key opportunities for health systems to build new relationships and approaches needed for a recovery-oriented approach to complex care.
Medicare Advantage Plans have a Unique Opportunity to Provide Needed Non-Medical, Health-Related Services During COVID-19
This blog post highlights opportunities for MA plans to provide non-medical supplemental benefits during COVID-19 — including in-home supports, meal and grocery deliveries, home modifications, and transitional supports — to help Medicare beneficiaries shelter at home.
Assessing The Capacity Of Local Social Services Agencies To Respond To Referrals From Health Care Providers
Embedding Social Workers In Veterans Health Administration Primary Care Teams Reduces Emergency Department Visits
In this blog post, Melanie Bella, MBA, chief of new business and policy at Cityblock Health and former director of the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, explores implications of the current moment to influence the future landscape for integrating Medicare and Medicaid services.
Integrating Health And Human Services In California’s Whole Person Care Medicaid 1115 Waiver Demonstration
Linking Health And Social Services Through Area Agencies On Aging Is Associated With Lower Health Care Use And Spending
The Effectiveness of Case Management Interventions for the Homeless, Vulnerably Housed and Persons with Lived Experience: A Systematic Review
One Community Health has been providing innovative health care in a rural region of the Pacific Northwest for more than 30 years. When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the health center partnered with OCHIN to rapidly transform its care delivery model, implementing new virtual care tools to safely and effectively serve vulnerable patients with complex needs through the pandemic and beyond.
How Can Health Systems Help Older Adults Address Social Isolation and Loneliness? A Conversation with The John A. Hartford Foundation’s Terry Fulmer
This blog post features a conversation with Terry Fulmer, president of the John A. Hartford Foundation, who explores the NASEM report findings and discuss potential solutions for older adults experiencing social isolation and loneliness — both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.