Despite an overall shift toward value-based care, payment and financing models in the United States remain largely tied to clinical services and have not incorporated services linked to the social determinants of health. AcademyHealth is working to identify why this is and how progress can be made.
Rapid Evidence Review: Which adverse childhood experiences are most predictive of health care costs among adults?
This rapid evidence review examined current evidence on the relationship between stressful or traumatic events experienced in childhood, known as adverse childhood experiences, and health care costs later in life, particularly among adults enrolled in Medicaid.
The Payment Reform for Population Health initiative focuses on developing a better understanding of the landscape of current efforts and successes related to payment reform activities that support community-wide (i.e., geopolitically-based) population health improvement.