Topics: Overview of the history of ACO‚Äôs, the role they play in Massachusetts healthcare, and how they address SDoH
Accountable Care Organizations (ACO‚Äôs) have become increasingly prevalent in state Medicaid programs as a way to improve health care quality, control high costs, and address the social determinants of health as we have seen in Massachusetts. The trainers will go over the history of health reform in Massachusetts, what an ACO is, and the role they play in addressing the social determinants of health. Using Massachusetts as the primary case study, participants will be able to understand how ACO‚Äôs are facilitating the coordination of care for vulnerable populations through a public health and prevention lens. The trainers will dive more deeply into topics like MassHealth, social service integration, and exactly how ACO‚Äôs are addressing SDoH in our state.
Audience: Coalition leaders and members, teams, and partners working towards community health.
Trainer: Maddie Ribble, Massachusetts Public Health Association
Participants attending this online training will be able to:
This online training addresses the following MA DPH Coalition Guidelines: