Accountable care organizations have been around in Medicare for more than a decade, generating more than $22 billion in savings and giving back more than $8 billion to the Medicare Trust Fund. But a handful of ACOs has consistently been at the top of the list of top savers, including…Read More
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Aligning with goals set forth by the organization’s Directory Improvement Initiative, the updated Directory Policy will increase the functionality, access, and usability of the DirectTrust Directory.
The Sequoia Project, a non-profit and trusted advocate for nationwide health information exchange, published a report of findings from its Consumer Voices Workgroup, an initiative launched in December 2022 to understand patient and caregiver experiences accessing, using, and sharing health information.
The FTC announced the withdrawal of two antitrust policy statements related to enforcement in health care markets: Statements of Antitrust Enforcement Policy in Health Care, published in August 1996, and Statement of Antitrust Enforcement Policy Regarding Accountable Care Organizations Participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program from October 2011.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra highlighted the recently launched HHS Health Workforce Initiative during an event at Lincoln-West School of Science and Health, a public high school in Cleveland, Ohio, which prepares students for college and careers in health care.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, is announcing awards of nearly $9 million to strengthen and expand the mental health and substance use workforce in underserved and rural communities.
DirectTrust™, a non-profit healthcare industry alliance focused on furthering trust in healthcare data exchange through standards, accreditation, and other services, announced a 60-day public comment and review period of the draft criteria for its updated suite of Registration Authority accreditation programs.
With recent advances in augmented intelligence, the American Medical Association House of Delegates adopted policy during its Annual Meeting calling for greater regulatory oversight of insurers’ use of AI in reviewing patient claims and prior authorization requests.
CRISP Shared Services, the nonprofit providing innovative and industry-leading technology and other critical collaborative support services to health information exchanges across the nation, has named Marc Rabner, MD, MPH as its first-ever chief medical officer.