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Commentary

CHART Model Community Transformation Track: Value Proposition for States

This commentary reviews the key features of the Community Health Access and Rural Transformation Model, an initiative of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and outlines considerations for states.

Rural health care providers struggle to meet the needs of the people they serve, who are older and more burdened by chronic conditions, and face immense financial challenges and perennial staffing shortages—particularly in primary care and behavioral health.