Moving Forward with the Budget Agreement to Advance Care for Adults with Complex Needs

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<p>Legislation included in February’s congressional budget deal makes great strides in improving care for the most vulnerable patients, who account for a large proportion of health care spending, say Commonwealth Fund President David Blumenthal, M.D., and Denver Health CEO Robin Wittenstein in a new op-ed in <em>The Hill. </em></p><p>Under what’s known as the CHRONIC Care Act, Congress gives Medicare managed care plans new flexibility to improve care for people with complex health needs and offers opportunities to expand telehealth services. Yet Blumenthal and Wittenstein underscore that it will be important to monitor implementation of these policies – and that there is still more to be done. </p> Read the op-ed