Innovation Fund for the Uninsured

From 2001 through 2010, Innovation Fund for the Uninsured grants supported health care delivery organizations in improving the organization, continuity, and completeness of care for patients without health insurance and those at high risk for losing their coverage.

The Innovators: What the Innovation Fund for the Uninsured 2001–2010 Teaches Us about Delivering Better Health Care

From 2001 through 2010, the Foundation awarded $10.5 million to 48 organizations across the Commonwealth through the Innovation Fund for the Uninsured. The organizations profiled in this report, along with the other grant recipients, were at the forefront of delivering higher-quality, more cost-effective care. They honed a number of strategies that remain instructive today, including team-based care, case management, coordination of physical health and behavioral health care, and the use of community health workers.