The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released a request for information (RFI) on adapting PFS methods to managed care incentives in order to improve health and social outcomes for Medicaid beneficiaries. Read more.
On November 18th, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner announced the launch of the Illinois Dually-Involved Youth Pay for Success Initiative. The project will expand therapeutic and wraparound services to over 800 youth across the state who are simultaneously involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, with the goal of reducing their high recidivism and institutionalization rates as well as increasing wellbeing and transitions to adulthood. Five other Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab partner governments launched PFS projects in 2016. Read more about Illinois Launches PFS Project
Patrick Lester discusses early lessons from What Works Cities, an initiative aimed to help 100 mid-sized cities improve their performance through open data, performance management, evaluation, and results-driven contracting. What Mid-Size Cities Can Teach Feds About Performance. Government Executive.
GPL Performance Improvement technical assistance helped Rhode Island issue a request for proposals (RFP) for reentry services for individuals recently released from prison or jail. This Pay for Success RFP targets proposals that aim to improve employment outcomes and decrease recidivism.
Bernalillo County, NM issued a request for proposals (RFP) for behavioral health services as part of the county’s Behavioral Health Initiative. This problem-based RFP targets proposals that treat and prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), including abuse, neglect, and other household challenges. Read more.