Resources

This resource is a case study of CareMore, a Medicare Advantage plan and medical provider based in Cerritos, California, that serves 130,000 enrollees in Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans...
A retrospective cohort study examined the health care utilization of a group of patients in Memphis, Tennessee who met the enrollment criteria for the SafeMed Program, a care transitions program...
Telemedicine has the potential to expand access to acute illness care and prevent ED visits for older adults. This resource describes a study assessing a high-intensity telemedicine program for older...
The Commonwealth Fund surveyed patients with complex needs from June to September of 2016, and an analysis of the results reveals that the health care system is failing to meet these patients’ needs...
This resource explores the value of five different home visit program models. Home visits offer a way to reach high-risk, high-needs patients before a higher level of care is needed, thereby reducing...
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...
This resource summarizes a descriptive study of the Health Resilience Program (HRP) in Oregon, a program designed to address the needs of high-risk Medicaid and Medicare patients and reduce costs. In...
The problem of the high cost of health care has centered on reducing spending among the patients who use the most health care services. This article explains why reducing waste system-wide for all...
Denver Health received a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Award to develop an intensive outpatient clinic (IOC) to improve care and lower costs for patients with complex needs. In this...
This resource provides an in-depth look at the Stanford Coordinated Care Primary Care Practice (SCC), which delivers primary care to Stanford University employees and their dependents who have complex...
This resource analyzes nationwide 2014 ED data across 13 geographically dispersed US states. Findings include: For ED visits covered by Medicaid, high-need, high-cost patients were on average older...
For Medicaid beneficiaries, a lack of reliable transportation is a major barrier to receiving health care services. The NEMT benefit provides beneficiaries with transportation to and from medical...