The Integrated Care Resource Center recently released a brief, “Alternatives to Inpatient Psychiatric Services for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees: A Case Study of Commonwealth Care Alliance” (CCA). This brief describes CCA’s development of enhanced residential crisis stabilization units to serve enrollees in psychiatric crisis who could be appropriately cared for in a community-based crisis stabilization setting in lieu of costly inpatient psychiatric facility hospitalizations.
The National Academy for State Health Policy released a report which examines efforts in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland and Rhode Island to address social determinants of health by building local capacity and leveraging cross-agency, multidisciplinary partnerships in targeted areas.
Consumers Union’s Health Care Value Hub hosted a webinar titled “Can We Be Strategic About Addressing Research Gaps?,” which featured a new study from the Hub. The presentation slide deck and webinar recording can be found here.