Revised ED Avoidance Outreach Strategy Reduces Unnecessary Utilization
A large commercial health plan expanded its partnership with Carenet Health to further reduce non-urgent ED visits and associated costs.
For two years, Carenet had been conducting ED avoidance outreach to the plan’s members after their third non-urgent emergency room visit in a year. While the program was highly successful, Carenet and the plan identified an area of refinement—intervention timing and ED diversion criteria—that would result in greater savings.
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