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 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.