January 20, 2022
Mental Health
  • Third Horizon Strategies’ latest blog highlights Tym Rourke’s and Sara Howe’s predictions regarding how payers, states, and communities will continue to shift resources to better address health equity and social determinants of health. “The pandemic continues to negatively impact communities and reveal where additional reform is needed,” they write. “As such, we believe that 2022 will be a year of significant change – where the intersectionality between financing, health outcomes, social determinants, and equity will present opportunities to bring innovation into practice and revision core financial models.” Tym and Sara discuss three areas where they anticipate seeing additional movement – new federal funding, continued march towards value-based payment, and state payment flexibilities – and over-arching efforts to better leverage public, private, and philanthropic resources towards better impact across the system. (Blog here)