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Examples of Care Coordination Partnerships

Descriptions of several rural programs that utilize partnerships for care coordination are provided in Module 7: Program Clearinghouse. Additional examples of care coordination partnerships include the following:

  • Community Care of North Carolina: A public-private partnership sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance. Comprised of 14 regional networks of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, hospitals, health departments, social service agencies and other community organizations, professionals provide care coordination services to individuals with complex health needs through the medical home model.
  • Home Base Program Partnership: Provides clinical care to New England veterans who experience TBI, PTSD, or other stress as a result of their military service through a partnership between the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Red Sox Foundation.
  • Milwaukee Health Care Partnership: Created by Milwaukee County through its Emergency Department Care Coordination Committee, this initiative has linked patients to medical homes, decreased emergency room tests and procedures, and increased the quality and coordination of care.
  • Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program: A grantee directory that describes the care coordination programs and partnerships established by grantees to deliver high-quality care to patients and communities.
  • Washington Medicaid Integration Partnership: A partnership for care of disabled Medicaid clients, designed to coordinate medical, substance abuse, mental health, and long-term care services.