Care management

Completed Projects

Listed by project completion date. You can also view these projects alphabetically.

2015

  • Transformation of Rural Health Clinics: Are They Ready to Serve as Patient-Centered Medical Homes?
    Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) face pressure to transform their practices by becoming patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs). This study will document the readiness of RHCs to serve as PCMHs and provide information to assist policymakers in developing technical assistance and other policy resources to support RHCs in doing so.
    Research center: Maine Rural Health Research Center
    Topics: Care management, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs)

2014

  • Engagement of Rural Providers in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
    The RUPRI Center's work assessing the development of ACOs in rural places including updating our data base showing the location of Medicare ACOs and using the data to create maps for each Census Region showing the counties in which Medicare ACOs have assigned beneficiaries.
    Research center: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
    Topics: Care management, Health services

2013

  • Challenges and Opportunities for Improving Rural Long-Term Services and Supports under the Affordable Care Act
    This project will examine strategies, models, and policy options for improving access to, and quality of, rural long-term services and supports. Through focused policy analyses, we will highlight the rural options, opportunities, and barriers of implementing the coordinated care, health home, and long-term services and supports provisions in the Affordable Care Act.
    Research center: Maine Rural Health Research Center
    Topics: Aging, Care management, Long-term care

2005

  • Rural Quality Improvement Focus on Diabetes
    This project focused specifically on diabetes care management and quality improvement programming in rural areas as a way to understand the adaptability and policy implications of using chronic care coordination and other models in a rural environment.
    Research center: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
    Topics: Care management, Chronic diseases and conditions, Diabetes, Quality

2003