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 New York and Massachusetts CBOs operating in the context of their respective state Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) programs.

The brief presents five key lessons from New York City CBOs. Each lesson presented is then followed by reactions of CBOs in Massachusetts.

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