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New Resource --- Community Care Connections for Dual Eligibles: Closing Social Gaps to Improve Health Outcomes


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"Community Care Connections for Dual Eligibles: Closing Social Gaps to Improve Health Outcomes" is a new 27-page report from the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
2013-11-21 23:37:11 - "Community Care Connections for Dual Eligibles: Closing Social Gaps to Improve Health Outcomes" details a successful approach to duals' care coordination --- a healthy mix of public health and social support.

SEA GIRT, NJ, USA, November 21, 2013 --- To meet the complex medical, social and functional needs of the nation's estimated 9 million dually eligible, more than two-thirds of organizations surveyed in 2013 identified community support as essential to care coordination of Medicare-Medicaid beneficiaries.

The philosophy that healthcare is local --- and therefore, care needs to be local and community-based --- drives WellCare Health Plans’ efforts to connect its dually eligible population to health services.

"Community Care Connections for Dual Eligibles: Closing Social Gaps to Improve Health Outcomes" details the WellCare approach to duals' care coordination.

In this 27-page report, Pamme Taylor, WellCare's vice president of advocacy and community-based programs, shares the Tampa-based healthcare company's culturally competent approach to assessing duals' unique personal

circumstances, ensuring their 'soft landing' into WellCare’s care coordination system.

Care managers at the heart of WellCare's multidisciplinary team conduct a comprehensive needs assessment with each Medicare-Medicaid beneficiary and engage community resources in the resulting care plan.

Learn more about community care connections for dual eligibles at www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?communitycaredualeligible ...

NEWS FACTS: Using the example of an extended family to demonstrate benefits from the HealthConnections program, Ms. Taylor provides details on WellCare's approach to the following:

* Connecting with primary care physicians and specialists to assess member needs;
* Using PCPs and specialists to identify cultural and ethnic preferences to improve member engagement;
* Developing a referral tracking system embedded in the electronic health record for case managers to link members to available services;
* Expanding the referral tracking system data inputs to create a truly population health-focused platform; and
* Working with community-based programs with constrained budgets to sustain needed services for their members.

Learn more about community care connections for dual eligibles at www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?communitycaredualeligible ...

Target Audience: CEOs, medical directors, wellness professionals, human resources professionals, disease management directors, managers and coordinators, health plan executives, care management nurses, business development executives and strategic planning directors.

Report Formats: Print, PDF or Print/PDF combination at www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?communitycaredualeligible ...

QUOTE ATTRIBUTABLE TO MELANIE MATTHEWS, HIN EXECUTIVE VP AND COO:

"The concern about the need to coordinate benefits between Medicaid and Medicare is still growing.This exclusive resource will give healthcare organizations a detailed look into meeting the complex needs of the dual eligible population at the most appropriate time and level, just as Wellcare's approach does."

Please contact Patricia Donovan to arrange an interview or to obtain additional quotes.

About the Healthcare Intelligence Network --- HIN is the premier advisory service for executives seeking high-quality strategic information on the business of healthcare. For more information, contact the Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442, Wall Township, NJ 07719-1442, (888) 446-3530, fax (732) 449-4463, e-mail info@hin.com, or visit www.hin.com.





Press Information:
Healthcare Intelligence Network

800 Route 71, Suite 2
Sea Girt, NJ 08750

Contact Person:
Patricia Donovan
Managing Editor
Phone: 732-449-4468
email: email

Web: www.hin.com

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