How Health Plans Can Support Family Caregivers After a Hospital Discharge. And Why They Should.
One of the most difficult times to be a caregiver is after a loved one is discharged from the hospital. In today’s healthcare environment, discharge doesn’t mean healthy — it simply means that someone doesn’t need the level of care that a hospital provides. Every year, roughly 18 million Americans are discharged from the hospital … How Health Plans Can Support Family Caregivers After a Hospital Discharge. And Why They Should.
Carallel Raises $8.2 Million to Support Family Caregivers, with Backing from Major Regional Health Plans
Carallel already supports more than 400,000 Medicare Advantage and commercially insured members and their caregivers nationally. The company plans to use the new funding to expand its reach in both the Medicare Advantage and commercial markets.
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Friends and family are the hidden workforce that support members and patients after a hospitalization. Healthcare organizations depend on them to manage appointments and meds, coordinate care, provide hands-on care and recognize red flags. They navigate all the twists and turns that come with recovery.
Ensuring they are supported and resilient is an often overlooked opportunity for health plans to improve member experience and reduce cost of care.