This case study examines the participation of Northpoint Health and Wellness Center in the Hennepin Health ACO. Northpoint is a prominent example of a health center collaborating with key stakeholders to form a social ACO.
The report details existing value-based payment models for behavioral health services and where they are being adopted, and highlights lessons learned and recommendations for state and federal policymakers.
This case study profiles the Community Health Center Network (CHCN), a health-center-led managed care organization (MCO), through the perspective of two of the smaller health centers in the group (Axis Community Health and Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center).
Some health centers have been using the National Association of Community Health Center (NACHC) Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patients’ Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE) tool to document SDH data.
This review is an initial exploration of team development within effective integrated primary and behavioral healthcare teams. Six integrated teams in safety net primary care settings were interviewed on the development of the clinical team.
Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer and colleagues propose that the goal embodied in the Triple Aim of improving the health of populations, enhancing the patient experience of care, and reducing the per capita cost of health care be joined by a fourth goal, improving the work life of health care providers, including clinicians and staff as a way to address burnout and coming shortages of personnel.
Health centers are strongly positioned to achieve the Triple Aim – improved patient experience and population health, with reduced total health system costs per capita – within low-income and underserved populations nationwide.