This toolkit from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) is designed to help state Medicaid agencies leverage their managed care purchasing authority to advance primary care innovation. The content is based on the experience of states participating in CHCS’ Advancing Primary Care Innovation in Medicaid Managed Care learning collaborative, and outlines design considerations and shares sample...

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This online brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Peterson Center on Healthcare’s Health System Tracker takes a closer look at the amounts and types of health spending for people with employer-based health insurance who have continuing high health care spending (for three consecutive years).  The analysis includes data on what types of care people with persistently high spending are...

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This policy brief from the Penn Center for Community Health Workers, home of the IMPaCT community health worker (CHW) model, was developed from a workshop presentation at Putting Care at the Center 2018. The brief highlights financing and policy strategies – including value-based payments, program accreditation, and incentives to implement solutions correlated with high-quality programs...

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This report from Families USA’s Center on Health Equity Action for System Transformation lays out policies and strategies to leverage the healthcare system to address adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). It includes recommendations for federal and state policymakers, state Medicaid agencies, health system leaders, and individual providers, arguing that new efforts to broaden the definition of...

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