This brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) explores obstacles faced by rural and frontier health care organizations in providing complex care, including: workforce shortages, unique “rural” social determinants of health, and the self-sufficient character of many community members. It includes examples of rural communities that are enhancing complex care delivery through workforce...

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This issue brief from AcademyHealth, Health Management Associates, and the Disability Policy Consortium showcases the role that community-based organizations (CBOs) can play in advancing health equity and wellness for individuals and communities in delivery system reform. It highlights current and potential barriers to positive collaboration between CBOs and healthcare organizations from the vantage point of...

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This toolkit from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) and Manatt Health provides a menu of long-term services and supports (LTSS) reform strategies adopted by state innovators. It identifies concrete policy strategies, operational steps, and federal and state authorities that states have used to advance LTSS reforms, along with case studies and advice for...

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Community health centers have long incorporated social correlates of health into their work, and this report from the Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network (SIREN) and the Center for Care Innovations lays out ways in which community health center innovators initiate and sustain social care programs, as well as the many barriers they face in...

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