This toolkit from Bailit Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State Health & Value Strategies program details approaches states are taking through their Medicaid managed care (MMC) programs to address health-related social needs. Featuring profiles from 16 states, the toolkit is intended to be used by states to develop managed care procurements or update and operationalize key contract provisions.
The Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs led a multi-stakeholder planning process and engaging people with lived experience to design and launch a Rapid Engagement pilot in Oregon. Rapid Engagement is a system transformation project designed to remove barriers to access outpatient behavioral health services using a trauma-informed and person-centered approach.
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.
This white paper from the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (HCP-LAN) updates its framework for accelerating the transition in the health care system from a fee for service payment model to one that pays providers for quality care, improved health, and lower costs and its application to primary care teams.
This Health Affairs blog post describes an emerging strategy of health funders to develop long-term collaborative relationships with their peers to tackle complex health and health care challenges, focusing on a partnership between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Episcopal Health Foundation to advance safety-net payment reform in Texas.