This report from the Health Care Transformation Task Force and the Pacific Business Group on Health provides guidance for payers and providers as they engage in contract negotiations to provide care for high-need, high-cost (HNHC) populations, with recommendations tailored to the contracted level of risk. The 10 critical elements of an ideal contract process listed...

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This program evaluation from Community Catalyst’s Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation describes the year one results from Community Catalyst’s Consumer Voices for Innovation grant program. The program funded 6 state health advocacy organizations to catalyze grassroots organizing and base building in health system transformation, focusing on consumers who have presented particular challenges for...

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This report from the Center for Health Care Strategies and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation explores state-level multi-sector actions for addressing the social, economic, and environmental factors that impact health. The report addresses the following questions: 1. What are the levers across state agencies that could be used to improve population health, either through specific...

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This report from the Center for Health Care Strategies addresses an important aspect of complex care: medication complexity. The dangers of medication complexity are amplified by fragmented healthcare delivery, disproportionately affecting individuals with complex health and social needs. The the report lays out opportunities for managing medication complexity in this population, including: Mastering the basics...

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