In-home visits reduce utilization for elderly

October 2011
Hospice Management Advisor;Oct2011, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p114
The article discusses the "Home Run Program" at Fallon Community Health Plan in Worcester, England, which has resulted in a 195 percent return on investment (ROI). The program began in 2009, and used a predictive modeling tool and referrals to identify Medicare Advantage members at high risk for health care utilization. Included are comments from Patricia Zinkus, director for case management (CM), and Susan Legacy, senior manager for CM for Fallon Community.


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