In partnership with 10 of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals, the Children’s Hospital Association received a three-year $23 million Health Care Innovation Award (HCIA) in round two from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to test coordinating all resources effectively (CARE) for children with medical complexity, two-thirds of whom are covered by Medicaid.
This project aims to inform sustainable change in health care delivery through new payment models supporting better care, smarter spending and healthier children.
CMS approves carryover funding
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved a reallocation of unused funds from the previous project year to the final year of the project. This means the more than 50 hospital and primary care based sites can continue their important work in transforming care for more than 8,000 children with complex medical conditions. This funding is critical to support continued data analysis needed for project outcome measurement and a proposed project extension that will allow participating sites to sustain their improvements. View adjusted timeline.
Data on patterns of care and patient acuity for the enrolled children prior to the start of the CARE Award.
Children's National's Complex Care Program is an established service line and medical home to more than 2,000 medically complex patients.
This white paper evaluates the acuity level across the claims data sets acquired for analysis of the CARE Award.
Cook Children's found coordinated case management improved care as more than two-thirds of its medically complex patients also had a behavioral ...
Cincinnati Children's launched its care management program to focus extensive care coordination on its highest-risk patient population.
A medical home program at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital provides primary and urgent care for medically complex patients.
Stanford Children's Health employs a "hub model" rather than striving solely to provide a medical home for medically complex patients.
The CARE Award strengthens the connection between a children's hospital and the ambulatory network to better care for children with medical ...
In the Coordinating All Resources Effectively (CARE) Award, 10 hospitals worked to understand the possibilities for new payment models. This ...
CARE Award participants are implementing changes to their current health care delivery systems that are expected to reduce spend and utilization ...
Knowledge from the CARE Award is being used to develop new research for peer reviewed presentations and publications. Four resources presented this ...
As part of the CARE Award, Wolfson Children's Hospital experienced improvement in a number of metrics, including reducing emergency visits.
An actuarial analysis of data from 10 children's hospitals shows substantial potential risks and rewards in alternate payment models for hospitals, ...
A screening tool helps Children's Hospital Colorado nurse coordinators connect the dots and set social-behavioral and medical goals for patients.
St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital's Chronic-Complex Clinic for children with medical complexity serves as a medical home to span inpatient and ...
Children's Mercy Kansas City's Beacon Program improves outcomes and reduces costs for patients with complex medical conditions.
Details and specifications of a novel data and informatics framework, and lessons learned for sustainability of similar future efforts.
Early key findings in this three-year project to test change concepts to improve care and reduce costs for children with medical complexity.
Children's hospitals participating in the Coordinating All Resources Effectively (CARE) Award, share insights on developing effective primary care ...
Year two of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation CARE Award (Coordinating All Resources Effectively) is underway.
Children’s hospitals are changing care delivery to improve care management and reduce unnecessary costs for children with medical complexity.
Annual Leadership Conference
Leaders share the latest insights from the CARE award study to improve outcomes and reduce costs for children with medical complexity.
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