Health Care Transformation Task Force Helps Providers and Payers Identify and Manage Complex Patients

July 1, 2015, MT KISCO, NY –– The High Cost Patient Work Group, part of the Health Care Transformation Task Force (HCTTF), a powerful new private-sector alliance dedicated to accelerating the transformation of the U.S. health care system to value-based business and clinical models aligned with improving outcomes and lowering costs, is releasing a paper today entitled “Proactively Identifying the High-Cost Population.”

This paper serves as a guide to help providers and payers define different types of high-cost patients, understand their clinical characteristics and learn more about methods that may be used to identify and stratify high-cost patients for care management.

The HCTTF is an industry consortium that brings together patients, payers, providers and purchasers to align private and public sector efforts to clear the way for a sweeping transformation of the U.S. health care system. The HCTTF is committed to rapid, measurable change, both for ourselves and our country.  The HCTTF aspires to have 75% of participating organizations operating under value-based payment arrangements by 2020.

“As the industry looks for new ideas for the management of complex patients and the providers who serve them, today’s release serves as a valuable resource.  Leverage Health’s participation in the HCTTF is consistent with our mission to help payers & providers develop and implement solutions that achieve our shared goals to improve the quality and reduce the cost of healthcare delivered in the United States,” says Marshall Votta, Senior Vice President at Leverage Health and member of the HCTTF Work Group that produced the paper.

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About Health Care Transformation Task Force

Health Care Transformation Task Force is a unique collaboration of patients, payers, providers and purchasers working to lead a sweeping transformation of the health care system. By transitioning to value-based models that support the Triple Aim of better health, better care and lower costs, the Task Force is committed to accelerating the transformation to value in health care. To learn more, visit