Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., who served as the 19th surgeon general of the United States from December 2014 to April 2017, will be the opening keynote speaker on Feb. 11 at the CHIME HIMSS CIO Forum in Orlando, Fla. The post 19th Surgeon General of the United States Dr. Vivek Murthy to Speak at Spring […]
Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, and world-leading analytics and advice firm Gallup today released the 2017 State and Community Rankings for the Prevalence of Diabetes report, measuring the prevalence of diabetes and obesity across the U.S. The post 2017 States & Community Rankings for Diabetes […]
By Phil Galewitz – The fallout from the recent federal court ruling that struck down the Medicaid work requirement in Kentucky was swift. The post Despite U.S. Court’s Ruling, Medicaid Work Requirements Advance In Other States appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Rachel Bluth – As President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans tirelessly try to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, a number of states are scrambling to enact laws that safeguard its central provisions. The post A Health Plan ‘Down Payment’ Is One Way States Try Retooling Individual Mandate appeared first on RCM Answers.
A broad group of health care leaders from policy, patient advocate, clinical, business and innovation backgrounds launched United States of Care, a new non-partisan, non-profit organization. The post United States of Care Launches With Aim of Achieving Affordable Care for Every American appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Sara Rosenbaum, Rachel Gunsalus, J. Zoë Beckerman, Sara Schmucker & Sara Rothenberg – Ever since Medicaid’s managed care transformation began in earnest in the mid-1990s, states have been leaders in the effort to improve the accessibility, quality, and efficiency of care for low-income populations facing elevated health risks. The post How 10 States Are […]
By Sabrina Corlette & Kevin Lucia – Among the Trump administration’s first promises was to give states more flexibility and control over their health insurance markets than they had had during the Obama years. The post Down to the Wire: Indecision on ACA Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments Creates Confusion for States appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Phil Galewitz – The Trump administration has given states three extra years to carry out plans for helping elderly and disabled people receive Medicaid services without being forced to go into nursing homes. The post CMS Gives States Until 2022 To Meet Medicaid Standards Of Care appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Sarianne Gruber – The ground breaking waiver, as chronicled by Gregory Allen, Program Development and Management Director at the New York State Department of Health, spurred a transition for the State’s underserved communities. The post From Process to Value: New York State’s Success from DSRIP to Population Health appeared first on RCM Answers.
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