Policy Priorities

The Center advances policy and research that promotes person-centered care. To do this, we provide information and evidence to support policymakers at both the state and federal levels, health care decision makers, advocates and consumers in achieving policy change. We conduct research and evaluation that builds the evidence base — the “hows and whys” — of consumer engagement and person-centered care. And we partner with researchers to drive policy-relevant research. Click here to learn what we stand for as the six foundations of all the Center's work.

The Center has articulated Five policy priorities for 2019-2020:

  1. Advance Policies that Enable the Health System to Better Address Patients’ and Communities’ Social Needs

  2. Incorporate Robust Consumer Engagement Into Payment and Delivery Reform Initiatives

  3. Improve Coverage and Care for Beneficiaries Who are Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

  4. Develop Sustainable Mechanisms for Financing Long-Term Care Services

  5. Promote Primary Care as the Centerpiece of a High Quality, Affordable Health System

To go in-depth, and learn how we will be working to promote these policies at both the state and federal levels, Please read our Framework for Better Health for Complex Populations 2019-2020.