Envisioning the future of complex care
Health Affairs Blog
The past 10 years have seen major growth in the field of complex care—a field that aims to better coordinate care and improve outcomes for individuals with complex health and social needs. With a growing evidence base of best practices, and the emergence of supportive payment models following the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the number of health care systems and health plans engaged in complex care has expanded dramatically. More recently, the field has seen its first randomized controlled trials; has begun to organize itself around a standardized set of core competencies; and is starting to fill gaps in quality measurement to assess more accurately individual- and program-level impacts.
Hamblin A, Mate K. Envisioning the future of complex care. Health Affairs Blog. February 19, 2021. Available online.