As part of The Commonwealth Fund's efforts to inform health reform policy and implementation, the Program on Affordable Health Insurance envisions an equitable and efficient system of health coverage that makes comprehensive, continuous, and affordable coverage available to all Americans.
In establishing the Commission on a High Performance Health System in 2005, The Commonwealth Fund’s Board of Directors recognized the need for national leadership to revamp, revitalize, and retool the U.S. health care system.
The State Health Policy and Practices program is designed to help states implement policies and programs that ensure residents have access to affordable, accountable, high performance health systems
The Commonwealth Fund's Child Development and Preventive Care Program seeks to encourage, support, and sustain improvements in preventive care for young children—particularly those services dealing with their cognitive, emotional, and social development.
The Program on Payment and System Reform is a key component of The Commonwealth Fund’s efforts to inform health reform policy.
The goal of The Commonwealth Fund's Program on Quality of Care for Underserved Populations is to improve the quality of health care delivered to low-income Americans and members of racial and ethnic minority groups, and to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities.
For more than 40 years, Medicare has helped the nation's elderly and disabled obtain the health care they need, while protecting the most vulnerable among them from financial hardship.
The Commonwealth Fund's State Innovations Program aims to improve state and national health system performance by supporting, stimulating, and spreading integrated, state-level strategies for expanding access to care and promoting high-quality, efficient care, particularly for vulnerable populations.
The Program on Health System Quality and Efficiency is a major part of The Commonwealth Fund’s focus on health care delivery system improvement and innovation.
The program's key activities include high-level international policy forums, the Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Innovation, and an annual international survey on health policy issues.
The Picker/Commonwealth Fund Program on Long-Term Care Quality Improvement, a key component of the foundation's efforts to improve health care delivery and spur innovation, aims to raise the quality of postacute and long-term care services and supports, and to improve care transitions for patients by integrating these services with the other care they receive.
In support of The Commonwealth Fund’s efforts to promote delivery system improvement and innovation, the Program on Patient-Centered Coordinated Care sponsors activities aimed at improving the quality of primary health care in the United States, including efforts to make care more centered around the needs and preferences of patients and their families.
The Commonwealth Fund, through its Program on Payment and System Reform, supports analysis and the development of policy options to curb health spending growth and improve the way health care is provided.
As part of The Commonwealth Fund’s mission to promote delivery system improvement and innovation, the Program on Vulnerable Populations supports efforts to ensure that low-income, uninsured, and racial and ethnic minority populations are able to obtain care from high-performing health systems with the capacity to meet their special needs.