In crafting their health care payment and delivery system reform strategies, states can learn from early innovators. This issue brief focuses on one such state: Arkansas.
This Commonwealth Fund–supported study finds that practices with one or two physicians had 33 percent fewer preventable hospital admissions than practices with 10 to 19 physicians, and practices with three to nine physicians had 27 percent fewer admissions.
People with complex, long-term health care needs, and those living in poverty, often struggle the most to get their needs met. This video looks at new models of care that can help health care providers improve the health and health care of their high-need patients, while also lowering costs.