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In the Spotlight
The Next Frontier in Reducing Costs of Care: Patient Affordability
The authors of this NEJM Catalyst article posit that health system leaders and policymakers can develop interventions to address four major components of a proposed patient affordability scale, to help patients make informed medical and financial decisions by providing meaningful point-of-care guidance.
The Evolving Policy Landscape of Telehealth Services
The rate of telehealth use, in which patients receive a virtual health care visit, in the home or other nonclinical setting has outpaced the release of research about this model of care. As a result, state agencies are developing new policies for home-based telehealth services with little evidence to guide them. This Milbank Issue Brief identifies key findings for state officials considering such policies.
Care Coordination Toolkit
This Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services toolkit highlights innovative care coordination strategies that Medicare ACOs use to collaborate with beneficiaries, clinicians, and post-acute care partners to ensure high-quality, effective care is provided at the right time and in the right setting.
Competing Health Care Systems and Complex Patients: An Interprofessional Collaboration
This journal article describes a collaboration between two health systems that treated an overlapping population of patients with complex needs. The authors provide a guide for facilitating interorganizational collaborative practice.