Key Attributes of High-Performing Integrated Health Plans for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees

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High-performing health plans are critical to the success of efforts to align Medicare and Medicaid services, including the capitated financial alignment demonstrations as well as Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans. Yet, there is little consensus about what makes an integrated health plan high-performing. This brief introduces a framework of key attributes of high-performing health plans. While the framework is intended as a guide rather than a set of formal criteria, it can help states and health plans establish the elements essential to successfully providing coordinated, person-centered, integrated care that meets the needs of individuals with complex needs.

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Date: Aug 2014
Author: Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.