Implementing Social Determinants of Health Interventions in Medicaid Managed Care: How to Leverage Existing Authorities and Shift to Value-Based Purchasing

This issue brief draws upon the experience of the PacificSource Columbia Gorge Coordinated Care Organization (CCO), a regional Medicaid payer operating as the sole managed care organization in a rural area in Oregon, to provide advice for state Medicaid agencies and managed care organizations (MCOs) interested in implementing community service referrals and care coordination within managed care.