Accountable Communities for Health: Opportunities and Recommendations

Accountable Communities for Health: Opportunities and Recommendations, Prevention Institute’s report for the state of Vermont, presents research and analysis conducted by Prevention Institute to inform the potential development and application of the Accountable Community for Health (ACH) model. View the report here. L. Mikkelsen. Accountable Communities for Health: Opportunities and Recommendations. Prevention Institute. July 2015. Available […]

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The Design and Application of Shared Savings Programs: Lessons from Early Adopters

Shared savings programs introduce a level of financial accountability not present in strictly volume-based payment models, such as fee-for-service. This article examines the design and application of shared savings formulas across a range of actual programs. View the Resource Weissman, J.S., Bailit, M., D’Andrea, & Rosenthal, M.B. (2012). The Design And Application Of Shared Savings Programs: […]

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Clarifying Feasible Procedures for Reinvesting Cost Savings

ReThink Health partnered with the Center For Sustainable Health Spending at the Altarum Institute, in order to explore the processes required for a community to establish a reinvestment mechanism. This exploration looks to outline the feasible sequence of procedures that would be required to structure a gain-sharing agreement to develop a vehicle and allocation process […]

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Community Business Model

David Kindig, Ph.D and George Isham, MD, provide a framework that defines a community health business model. This model sets out to enforce the value proposition that health prevention efforts present, across a range of sectors. This context provides a compelling narrative on the importance of cross-sector collaboration for healthcare transformation to become financially sustainable. […]

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Accountable Communities for Health: Opportunities and Recommendations

This report examines the Accountable Community for Health model as a promising vehicle toward reaching the full potential of the Triple Aim. View the Resource Mikkelsen L, Haar WL. Accountable Communities for Health: Opportunities and Recommendations. Oakland, CA: Prevention Institute, 2015 July. Available from: http://www.preventioninstitute.org/component/jlibrary/article/id-366/127.html.

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An Overview of Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Waivers

Medicaid delivery system reform has been an important topic of discussion for many lawmakers and policy analyst. In this article, “Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment” or DSRIP programs are discussed and examples from various states are detailed. View the Resource Gates A, Rudowitz R, Guyer J. An Overview of Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) […]

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Accountable Health Communities: Insights from State Health Reform Initiatives

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice compiled a review of accountable health communities. This paper examines the efforts of Colorado, Minnesota, and Oregon, which have health reform plans that envision an evolving role at the community-level for health system oversight and financing. View the Resource J M Corrigan, E S Fisher. Accountable […]

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