Home-based intensive care model for Medicaid and dually eligible enrollees with complex needs led to positive health outcomes and reduced acute care spending, particularly for individuals with a behavioral health diagnosis.
Explores the Better Care Playbook's set of curated resources that can assist health plans, policymakers, and providers in understanding the evidence behind integrating care for individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.
This reference guide summarizes a set of curated resources to help key stakeholders better understand both the needs of the dually eligible population and emerging evidence and practical approaches for advancing Medicare-Medicaid integration.
Highlights opportunities for long-term care providers to leverage federal and state flexibilities to adopt new ways of delivering services to older adults and people with complex needs, as well as addressing barriers to care created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Highlights how the Commonwealth Fund's social determinants of health ROI calculator can help community-based organizations and health system partners integrate nonmedical services in a financially sustainable way.
Details the proactive approach of Cambridge Health Alliance, a public ambulatory care and hospital system in the Boston area, to initiate goals of care conversations with high-risk patients in their respiratory clinic.
Explores opportunities for Medicare Advantage 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.