Cover Medicaid Brief

BRIEF: Leveraging Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers to Address SDoH

As the social determinants of health (SDoH) remain at the forefront of critical healthcare initiatives, states are increasingly looking for ways to transform their Medicaid programs using innovative tools. One of those tools being Section 1115 waivers.

In our latest brief, Leveraging Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers to Address the Social Determinants of Health, we break down the basics of Medicaid 1115 waivers and explore how healthcare stakeholders are using Section 1115 waivers to address SDoH.

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Healthify Resources

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Addressing SDoH Using Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill

In this brief, we break down the basics of Medicare Advantage Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SSBCI) and explore how healthcare stakeholders can use these benefits to address SDoH across vulnerable populations.

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Funding Community-Based Efforts to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Strategic partnerships with community-based organizations (CBOs) are vital to narrowing the gaps in health inequity and alleviating the long-term impacts of COVID-19. But for CBOs to meet the demand for social services, payment models that provide funding for social services are vital. In this brief, we provide an overview of some of the funding mechanisms available to support social determinants of health (SDoH) interventions.

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Funding Mechanisms for SDoH Partnerships

As value-based care brings broader accountability for patient outcomes, payers are collaborating closely with community-based organizations (CBOs) to address the social determinants of health (SDOHs). But as households across the country face economic hardship, CBOs are grappling with a surge in demand for social services. Take a brief look at the types of funding available.

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An ROI Framework for SDoH Interventions

The social determinants of health (SDoH) are playing an important role in the evolution of care delivery and population health. But identifying the ROI of SDoH interventions remains a significant challenge. In this brief you'll get a framework for capturing and quantifying the effectiveness of SDoH interventions.

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Social Determinants of Health By the Numbers: Kansas City

While the exact long-term impact of COVID-19 on SDoH is still unclear, early signs of food and housing insecurity, as well as economic instability, are becoming increasingly prevalent as the virus continues to spread. For payors and providers in Kansas City, understanding the current needs in the community will be a critical first step in understanding the future ramifications on SDoH. Take a brief look into the current state of SDoH in Kansas City.

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Webinar
Re-Imagining SDoH Innovation in the Wake of COVID-19

In the wake of COVID-19, an increased demand for social services has made connecting members to resources more important than ever before. Health plans must now re-imagine SDoH intervention strategies to support the overall health and well-being of their members. In this webinar, Jerry Jones, Director of Community Health at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, highlights SDoH initiatives in the Kansas City area related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Solutions Overview - Health Plans

At Healthify, we build the infrastructure to support end-to-end care coordination across our social service networks. Learn more about how we work with Health Plans like yours!

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Solutions Overview - Community-based Organizations

Healthify specializes in creating the infrastructure that allows for streamlined referral coordination, improved data tracking and reporting, and increased access and visibility to healthcare organizations. Learn more about becoming part of our network!

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eBook
SDoH Network Readiness Discussion Guide

Addressing the social determinants of health (SDoH) requires a cross-sector approach but to ensure the success of cross-sector SDoH partnerships, healthcare organizations must carefully evaluate the internal mechanisms in place to support their success.

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Whitepaper
Overcoming Obstacles: Challenges & Solutions for Providers Addressing SDoH

For providers, shifting to value-based care can come with many challenges. The high-level solutions in this resource will empower organizations to address the social determinants of health within their community. By addressing the social determinants of health, providers are well-positioned to reduce avoidable readmissions and improve health outcomes.

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The Impact of SDoH on Health Plans: Legacy Challenges and Solutions to Overcome Them

Healthify examines the fundamental challenges health plans face when addressing the social determinants of health and solutions to overcome those barriers.

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Case Study
The Impact of Cross-Sector Collaboration on Health Outcomes

How Reading Hospital Reduced the Costs of Unnecessary ED Visits by $1 Million*

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Webinar
Leveraging Predictive Analytics and Community-Level Data to Inform SDoH Interventions

Listen to Jacob Luria, Managing Partner at Algorex Healthcare Technologies, and Manik Bhat, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Healthify, deep dive into how health plans can use predictive analytics to go from ideation to intelligent investments in SDoH interventions

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Establishing SDoH Partnerships with Community-Based Organizations

This white paper explores best practices for cross-sector partnerships and the key components needed to drive fruitful partnerships with CBOs.

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