The Menges Group. (2014, June). Positively impacting social determinants of health: How safety net health plans lead the way. The Association for Community Affiliated Plans.

Year: 2014


This report seeks to follow the five key areas of social determinants as outlined by Healthy People 2020, an initiative by the Department of Health and Human Services. The report describes programs in which the Association for Community Affiliated Press (ACAP) health plans are innovatively and positively impacting the other key areas of social determinants to improve health outcomes. Despite operating within fiscal constraints – and including a need for the State to achieve net Medicaid savings through their partnership with each Medicaid health plan — the ACAP plans have demonstrated a commitment and ability to innovate in the social determinants arena.

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