Care Management for Medicaid Enrollees Through Community Health Teams

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The effective management of patients' complex illnesses across providers, settings, and systems places extraordinary demands on primary care providers, especially those that work in resource-limited small or rural practices. This issue brief identifies eight states that have adopted strategies to build practice capacity to care for high-need Medicaid beneficiaries through the development of community health teams and reports early data to inform other states thinking about this model of care.
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Takach, Mary; Buxbaum, Jason
Direct Care Workforce
Commonwealth Fund
care management; community health teams; rural; complex illness; chronic illness; primary care; nursing; behavioral health; pharmacy; social work; care coordiation; self-management coaching; service integration; reduce cost; improve quality; medicare; medicaid managed care;


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