Self-Directed Budget Enhances Access to Home Health and Other Needed Services, Resulting in Fewer Unmet Needs, Better Health Outcomes, and High Satisfaction for Medicaid Beneficiaries
A program known as Cash & Counseling gives Medicaid enrollees a monthly allowance for home care and related services that they can spend at their own discretion, leading to enhanced access to services, fewer unmet needs, improved health outcomes, and high levels of beneficiary satisfaction.
Outdoor Experiential Youth Development Program Reduces Substance Use and Related Problems Among American Indian Adolescents
Project Venture is an outdoor experiential youth development program designed to prevent substance abuse and related problems among American Indian youth, including high-risk youth.
Skilled Nursing Facility Uses Standardized Assessments, Palliative Care Consults, and Root-Cause Analysis to Reduce Readmissions and Improve Staff Morale
A rehabilitation center's recuperative services unit uses a three-part protocol consisting of standardized assessments, palliative care consults and care plans, and root-cause analysis to reduce readmissions and improve staff morale.
Coordinated-Transitional Care Toolkit
The goal of this toolkit is to help hospital systems that serve populations with high rates of patient dispersion, cognitive impairment, and vulnerability improve care coordination and postdischarge outcomes such as reduced medication discrepancies.