Federal and state governments should adopt policies that:
State policymakers should establish and develop all-payer claims databases.
Systems and strategies that help people of all ages maximize function, independence, and well-being should be supported.
Medicare and Medicaid policies should result in the efficient delivery of optimal care for beneficiaries with chronic illness and disabling conditions.
Medicare and Medicaid should facilitate joint funding streams to enable the coordinated delivery of health services and LTSS for beneficiaries enrolled in
Budget-neutrality requirements should be eliminated for current and future Medicare and Medicaid demonstrations regarding care coordination and medical hom
Beneficiary and provider participation in chronic-care coordination programs and medical homes should be voluntary, should entail no additional cost to ben
A medical home should include voluntary patient selection of a primary provider or medical practice.
Medicare should continue to test multiple types of ACOs to determine which models achieve improved quality and reduced costs.