Care Management intends to maximize the value of care delivered and ensure that the patient’s needs and preferences are known and addressed.
The goal is to provide safer and more effective care by sharing pertinent information among all of the providers involved with the patient.
Care Managers work one-on-one with high-risk individuals to better manage their healthcare needs.
They discuss current medical concerns and help participants create treatment plans, schedule appointments, resolve insurance problems, develop self-management skills, and make referrals to other medical and social services in the community.
The program also addresses the social determinants of health, like housing instability, which often complicate health issues