Keyword: Accountable Care Organization (ACO)

Addressing social determinants of health identified by systematic screening in a Medicaid Accountable Care Organization: A qualitative study

J. Browne, J.L. Mccurley, V. Fung, D.E. Levy, C.R. Clark, A.N. Thorndike
J Prim Care Community Health

Introduction/Objectives: Systematic screening for social determinants of health (SDOH), such as food and housing insecurity, is increasingly implemented in primary care, particularly in the context of Accountable Care Organizations (ACO).

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Hennepin Health: A safety-net accountable care organization for the expanded Medicaid population

S.F. Sandberg, C. Erikson, R. Owen, K.D. Vickery, S.T. Shimotsu, M. Linzer, N.A. Garrett, K.A. Johnsrud, D.M. Soderlund, J. DeCubellis
Health Affairs

Health care payment and delivery models that challenge providers to be accountable for outcomes have fueled interest in community-level partnerships that address the behavioral, social, and economic determinants of health.

Publication year
2014
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Social issues such as poor housing conditions, homelessness, and food insecurity powerfully shape children’s development and physical well-being and contribute to the physiological and psychological stress that can harm health throughout the life course.

Publication year
2012
Resource type
Commentaries & Blogs

Addressing nonmedical needs-such as the need for housing-is critical to advancing population health, improving the quality of care, and lowering the costs of care. Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are well positioned to address these needs.

Publication year
2016
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Given the often overwhelming prevalence of social needs facing Medicaid populations, including housing, transportation, and nutrition, aligning social services and supports with health care delivery is critical.

Publication year
2015
Resource type
Issue Briefs & Reports