A Better Idea for SIM-Medicaid: Coordinate Care for High-Need, High-Cost Patients

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Independent consumer advocates and others have raised grave concerns about Connecticut’s State Innovation Model (SIM) plans to radically change financial incentives in our state’s Medicaid program. The experience of other states offers a proven alternative, targeting resources toward high-need, high-cost patients, that would protect the impressive success we’ve achieved in the last three years. This alternative meets the same goals of improving health outcomes and further controlling costs without the dangers of broader incentives to reduce care. Read more