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 November 26, 2018

In the News: November 22–November 29

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This week: Small employers’ use of workplace clinics continues to grow; CMS intends to study the impact of home health agency quality measures in 2019; and CMS approves Michigan’s value-based...

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 November 5, 2018

In the News: November 1–November 8

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This week: CMS continues with site-neutral payment cuts in OPPS final rule; online cognitive behavioral therapy offers potential to fill behavioral health services gaps; and the FDA approves a potent...

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 October 29, 2018

In the News: October 25–November 1

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This week: Virtual health coverage in private insurance plans is on the rise; physicians are expressing aversion to alternative payment models due to drug cost concerns; and the AMA’s updated...

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 October 22, 2018

In the News: October 18–25

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This week: Millennials seek alternative sites for primary care; ASC quality and safety grades will be published in 2020; and low-income patients forgo care more often in states without Medicaid...

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 October 15, 2018

In the News: October 11–18

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This week: HDHPs’ financial burden on low-income, chronically-ill adults; private equity investment growth in orthopedic practices; and fragmented ambulatory care impact on patients with chronic conditions.

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 October 8, 2018

In the News: October 4–11

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This week: Primary care model will be scaled to new markets; the importance of strengthening rural hospitals and developing new access points for rural communities; and the Senate approves legislation...

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 September 17, 2018

In the News: September 13–20

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This week: New Apple Watch has FDA clearance to detect atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias; children’s hospitals are designing facilities with mental health in mind; and a new report finds...

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 September 10, 2018

In the News: September 6–13

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This week: Low-acuity patients are increasingly seeking non-ED treatment; more than one-fifth of US adults report feelings of loneliness; and Medicare ACOs saved CMS $314 million in 2017.

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