Resources & Reports
The New York State Health Care Provider Database: A Framework for Action By: HealtheConnections Health Planning Priority Areas: Advancing Primary Care Date: December 2014 Type: Resources, Report
This HealtheConnections Health Planning report, supported by NYSHealth, examines the feasibility of creating a statewide database of health care providers and its potential uses, as well as offers recommendations for making the database a reality in New York State.
Shared Savings Programs: Lessons Learned from a New York State Community Health Center By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Advancing Primary Care Date: December 2014 Type: Resources, Article, Transcript
Across the country, providers and payers are experimenting with new payment arrangements to improve health outcomes and reduce costs. The prevailing fee-for-service system pays for inputs rather than outcomes, and more care rather than better care. Alternative payment methods that move away from fee-for-service will drive meaningful change toward delivering and paying for better quality care. However, promising new reimbursement models are still being tested and refined to determine which are most effective, most appealing to payers and providers, and most likely to supplant the fee-for-service model.
An Examination of New York State’s Integrated Primary and Mental Health Care Services for Adults with Serious Mental Illness By: RAND Corporation Priority Areas: Advancing Primary Care Date: September 2014 Type: Resources, Report
This RAND Corporation report, funded by NYSHealth, examines several approaches that New York State community mental health centers have taken to improve the integration of behavioral health and primary care services for adults with serious mental illness.