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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As complex care gains momentum, organizations and providers are finding innovative ways to serve individuals’ complex health and social needs. However, transforming the way care is delivered requires policy change and new payment models. In this blog post for JAMA Forum, Lauran Hardin, our Senior Advisor for Partnerships and Technical Assistance, and Diana Mason, of...

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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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