Put One In The Win Column For Social Services

It was a dream, perhaps a directive of Yale’s Elizabeth Bradley back in 2014 to increase social spending by even just a single percent here in the states as a means to address health costs and the terrible cycle of crisis and depression facing so many people dealing with heart and lung conditions. Well a number of Medicaid managed care organizations are going in this direction, the latest is Gateway from Pennsylvania, which recently entered into a creative multi-year contract with a social services organization that uses a high-touch care management approach to monitor some of the plan’s highest cost patients using home visits, video-conferencing and a focus on changing behaviors. Full story here





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