Sharing risks and benefits of integrated care

Published: August 2019

This guide should be used as supplementary information to the 2017–19 Integration and Better Care Fund Policy Framework and Planning Requirements.

It provides practical guidance that can be applied immediately.

This guide:

  • covers risk sharing and benefits sharing at a system level
  • focuses on governance, relationships, high-level frameworks and different approaches
  • provides examples and suggestions from good practice sites across England
  • does not cover guidance and examples around contractual and legal agreements on which advice should be taken by local areas.

Video introduction

Karen Ashton, Assistant Director Integrated Commissioning, Hampshire CC explains how integrating care has risks but it is a co-evolving partnership where everyone benefits.