| ||Amerigroup: Dedicated Doctors and Nurses|
One in eight babies in the U.S. is born too soon, a leading contributor to the nation's high infant mortality rate.To address the problem, Amerigroup created the "Taking Care of Baby and Me®" program for prenatal and postpartum care.
| ||BCBS Massachusetts: The Alternative Quality Contract |
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has developed a new approach to paying for health care, The Alternative Quality Contract, which is intended to improve the quality of care that patients receive and slow the rise in health car costs. Doctors and hospitals are rewarded for keeping patients healthy and for effectively managing chronic illnesses.
| ||Group Health Cooperative: Living Well with Chronic Conditions|
Through Group Health's Living Well with Chronic Conditions program, patients with chronic conditions participate in six-week group workshops in person or online to gain support and learn how to manage their conditions effectively.
| ||Group Health Cooperative: The Medical Home|
Members of Group Health Cooperative receive primary care through the Medical Home initiative. Physicians lead teams of nurses, clinical pharmacists, physician assistants, and case managers to address all of patients' preventive, acute, and chronic care needs.