For Payors and Health Systems

Isaac Health partners with Medicare Advantage plans and risk-bearing health systems to offer population screening, diagnosis, and dementia care for populations

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What most dementia care looks like today

What dementia care looks like with Isaac — a full-service telehealth memory clinic

Benefits to ACOs and Medicare Plans

Improve financial experience:

Improve quality:

Improve member and family experience:

Evidence for clinical effectiveness


3 months – 3 years

Time period over which ADAS-Cog 11 scores improve or remain steady with medications approved to treat Alzheimer disease (donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine, and memantine) (meta-analysis of 224 studies)
US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement 20201

Cognitive therapy


Proportion of participants in cognitive therapy that experienced at least one level of improvement.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Outcomes Measurement Association 2019 2

Caregiver support

3 – 12 months

Time period over which psychoeducation interventions for caregivers resulted in a benefit for caregiver burden
US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement 2020 1

1: JAMA. 2020;323(8):764-785. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.22258
2: Adults in Healthcare – Outpatient 2019 (p. 36), see also AAN guideline published in Neurology. 2018;90:1-10. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000004826

Example Pilot design

Start date

Generally requires ~1 month preparation.

Time for review of outcomes

After 6 months

Key outcome metrics are:

  • Clinical: Observed vs. expected trajectory of clinical outcomes
  • Operational: Change in % with dementia diagnosis, PCP-to-Specialist time
  • Financial: Observed vs. expected cost of care trajectory (DiD)


e.g., Whole at-risk population or a subset of counties

Reimbursement for diagnosis or treatment / management

Either: FFS CMS rates

OR: Bundled payment with risk-sharing (full rate sheet can be provided)

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Key contacts

Joel Salinas, MD, MBA, MSc

(Chief Medical Officer)

Sean Zhao, FSA

(Senior Advisor )

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