This Los Angeles-based site visit examined safety net and private sector efforts to improve care coordination for underserved and vulnerable populations, including the homeless, the uninsured, the undocumented, and individuals with chronic conditions like diabetes, asthma, and severe mental illness. The visit highlighted challenges and innovations in the use of disease management programs, information systems, performance incentives, and managed care as tools for improving care coordination.
Salinsky, Eileen and Taylor, Jessamyn, "LA Story: Improving Care Management for the Chronically Ill and Chronically Underserved" (2006). National Health Policy Forum. Paper 162.