ACL Blog: New Managed Care Field Guide

Blog Post April 7, 2017

The world of health and long-term care delivery is shifting from the fee-for-service model to one of pay-for-performance, where providers are incentivized to focus on the value they bring to patients, as well as the healthcare system's bottom line. Having a well-informed understanding of the health and long-term care payment and policy environment is a critical first step down the path to successful CBO-health entity partnerships. Here are two ways you can find out more about the changing landscape of the health and long-term care delivery system.                                                               

The first annual edition of the Generations Field Guide is now available on the website. This issue focuses on managed care and the 14 articles cover next steps and challenges in building high-value partnerships and managed care models, including:

  • The past, present, and future of community-based organizations (CBOs),
  • How to form partnerships and prepare a service model,
  • Helping hands: how foundations and government support CBOs on the path to managed care, and
  • Much more.

Learn more about ACL's Business Acumen initiative to help states and community-based organizations build networks and respond to delivery system changes, including technical assistance, building business capacity for successful contracting with integrated care entities, and developing pathways to sustainability for developing private-public partnerships.