How Rhode Island Tackles Social Determinants of Health through its Accountable Entity Model

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Publication Year: 2018
Patient Need Addressed: Care Coordination/Management
Population Focus: Medicaid beneficiaries
Intervention Type: Service redesign
Type of Literature: Grey

Rhode Island’s program is designed to encourage Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) and providers to deliver more cost-effective care through value-based payments, improve coordinated care delivery, and focus on population health in ways that go beyond traditional clinical care. Rhode Island Health System Transformation Project Director Lauretta Converse and AE Program Director Deborah Correia Morales, members of National Academy for State Health Policy’s (NASHP) State Accountable Health Models workgroup, recently shared how their program is addressing SDOH during the first year of AE implementation.

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