Chronic Care Management Pilots Show Early Promise

Nov 2009 |
Online Library
Controlling Medicaid costs and improving health outcomes

The Chronic Care Management program administered by the DSHS Aging and Disability Services Administration provides high-risk clients with enhanced nurse care management services in five pilot sites across Washington State. This briefing paper examines 22-month follow-up impacts on Medicaid costs and mortality for CCM clients. Results show promising potential to improve health outcomes and control costs for patients with high medical risk and major functional limitations.

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