Carrot Health White Papers & Case Studies

White Paper: Closing the Health Equity Gap

In the U.S., health outcomes vary significantly among groups, regions, communities, and individuals. Improving health equity is now a critical goal for many government and healthcare organizations. Achieving equity requires addressing the root causes of health disparities, primarily social determinants...

White Paper: Modeling Health Risk in the Wake of COVID

Health plans that rely primarily on claims data and utilization patterns to inform their risk models will find themselves in unchartered waters in 2021. Pandemic-related disruption to care delivery will distort traditional risk models and create uncertainty around care costs,...

White Paper: How Health Plans Can Navigate Uncertainty in Volatile Times

2020 brought about a myriad of unprecedented dynamics impacting the social, economic and behavioral well-being of our nation and people. Through social unrest caused by racial injustice, a global health pandemic with severe social and economic ramifications, an elevated prevalence...

Case Study: Mapping the Correlation Between Emergency Department Utilization and SDoH

The Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) partnered with Carrot Health to perform a statewide analysis of the relationship between emergency department (ED) utilization and readmissions and social determinants of health (SDoH). This analysis enables CHA members to understand the unique fingerprint...

2021 Medicare Advantage Plan Intelligence Report

In an article published by Healthcare Finance on September 25th, CMS touted lower premiums and richer benefits for Medicare Advantage plans in 2021. They noted that average 2021 premiums for Medicare Advantage plans are expected to decline 34.2% from 2017...

Case Study: Proactively Addressing Member SDoH Needs During COVID-19

Health Alliance Plan of Michigan (HAP) was concerned that the COVID-19 outbreak was adversely impacting their members by exacerbating their underlying Social Determinants of Health (SDoH). HAP wanted to better understand and address those challenges proactively, thereby limiting the impact...