Benefits of Participation
Selected hospitals and their communities receive nearly $250,000 per year in technical assistance (TA) to help leaders and providers transition to value-based care and prepare for population health management. Provision of services include the following.
- In-depth onsite comprehensive consultations and off-site coaching with subject matter experts (SME) over multiple years (up to three years) to support the hospitals with implementation of best practices and adoption of transition to value-based care strategies to position the organization and community for population health. Onsite consultations target financial, operational and quality improvement, transitions of care, revenue cycle management, physician practice management and telehealth services.
- One-on-one assistance in developing a community care coordination (CCC) plan to assist leaders in creating a local continuum of care. A CCC plan is a critical in building a local infrastructure for managing population health care services in the future. Funding is provided to support a community champion to assist leadership in developing the CCC plan and help promote effective communications.
- Resources are available to support development and implementation of telehealth services, which includes funding for equipment, hardware, software, and training.
- Various assessments and feasibility studies are supported as deemed necessary based on need, as well as direct hands-on technical support for implementation of recommendations.
- Peer-to-peer education is promoted to support sustainability. Regional summits, learning collaboratives, and off-site and virtual bootcamps are provided to build internal capacity on various topics to support sustainability and promote secondary gains.