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Linking Health and Housing Data to Create a Sustainable Cross-Sector Partnership
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Linking Health and Housing Data to Create a Sustainable Cross-Sector Partnership

Public Health–Seattle & King County, King County Housing Authority, and Seattle Housing Authority
07.14.2020
This article outlines Washington State’s King County Housing Authority and Seattle Housing Authority collaboration with Public Health–Seattle & King County to form the Housing and Health partnership, which aims to build system alignment between public health and housing.
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Medicaid
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning In Action: Healthy Homes Des Moines
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Aligning in Action: Healthy Homes Des Moines

Georgia Health Policy Center
06.01.2020
This case study examines Healthy Homes Des Moines, a pilot program to provide home remediation and health education to reduce the burden of childhood asthma. The goal of the pilot was to demonstrate the value of an upstream intervention to the community and to health care providers.
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Chronic Disease
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Needs
Addressing Health-Related Social Needs Among Medicaid Beneficiaries: Mapping Cross-Sector Partnership Roles
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Addressing Health-Related Social Needs Among Medicaid Beneficiaries: Mapping Cross-Sector Partnership Roles

Center for Health Care Strategies
06.2020
This framework supports Medicaid agencies, managed care organizations, health care providers, and community partners in mapping cross-sector partnership roles for addressing health-related social needs based on the strengths of each stakeholder.
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Alignment 101
Medicaid
Social Needs
Aligning in Action: HealthierHere, the King County Accountable Community of Health
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Aligning in Action: HealthierHere, the King County Accountable Community of Health

Georgia Health Policy Center
02.03.2020
This case study explores HealthierHere’s best practices for effectively aligning systems to meaningfully impact health inequities in King County, Washington.
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Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning In Action: Gen-H, An Accountable Health Community
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Aligning in Action: Gen-H, An Accountable Health Community

Georgia Health Policy Center
01.30.2020
This case study examines Gen-H at the Health Collaborative, a long-term, systems-change initiative that strives to make Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky a healthier, more vibrant community by addressing unmet health-related social needs.
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Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Needs
Payment Structures That Support Social Care Integration With Clinical Care: Social Deprivation Indices and Novel Payment Models
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Payment Structures that Support Social Care Integration with Clinical Care: Social Deprivation Indices and Novel Payment Models

Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network
12.01.2019
This article published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine focuses on four models employed both internationally and domestically to outline the implementation, successes, limitations, and research needed to support national application of social determinants of health models.
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Alignment 101
Medicaid
Social Needs
Aligning in Action: Yamhill Community Care Organization
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Aligning in Action: Yamhill Community Care Organization

Georgia Health Policy Center
11.08.2019
This case study explores Yamhill Community Care Organization’s best practices for effectively aligning systems to meaningfully impact health inequities in Yamhill County, Oregon.
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Health Care
Medicaid
Social Needs
Addressing Patients' Social Needs: Opportunities and Tensions in Community-based Organization-Health Care Collaborations
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Opportunities and Tensions in Community-Based Organization/Health Care Collaborations to Address Patients’ Social Needs

Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network
09.24.2019
This webinar presents findings from research that explores community-based organization/health care collaborations to address patients’ social needs, with an emphasis on Medicaid’s focus on social determinants.
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Medicaid
Finding Shelter and Support Along the Road to Better Health
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Finding Shelter and Support Along the Road to Better Health

Health Affairs
08.2019
This article explores how Sacramento is using Medicaid funds to help its homeless population find housing under California’s Whole Person Care program.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Medicaid
Mental Health
Social Needs
To Improve Outcomes, Health Systems Invest In Affordable Housing
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To Improve Outcomes, Health Systems Invest in Affordable Housing

Health Affairs
07.01.2019
This article details how health care networks in Portland, Oregon are helping expand access to stable housing and supportive services.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Medicaid
Mental Health
Social Needs