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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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 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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 August 6, 2018

In the News: August 2–9

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This week: Google continues its push into health care; CMS releases its 2019 inpatient payment final rule; and North Carolina’s transition to managed Medicaid will involve social determinants of health...

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 July 23, 2018

In the News: July 19–26

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This week: Variation in end-of-life expenditures for cancer patients; leading biotech companies targeting cancer with precision medicine; and inpatient utilization continues to slow.

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 June 11, 2018

In the News: June 7–14

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This week: US suicide rates rise; primary care practices increasingly rely on nurse practitioners; and Medicare Advantage plans have more flexibility to offer nonmedical services.

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 June 4, 2018

In the News: May 31–June 7

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This week: CMS’s Comprehensive Primary Care initiative improved care delivery; the severity and price of ED visits has increased; and Best Buy’s new health care program targets seniors.

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 May 21, 2018

In the News: May 17–24

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This week: The market for genetic tests shows rapid growth; patients’ challenges in accessing their own medical records; and ACOs are evaluating whether to renew their MSSP contracts.

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 April 16, 2018

In the News: April 12–19

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This week: CMS final rule lets states define essential health benefits; health system expansion may result in patient safety risks; and the FDA approves the first autonomous AI medical device

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 April 9, 2018

In the News: April 5–12

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This week: association of neighborhoods with pediatric acute care; treatment costs of antibiotic-resistant infections; and meal-delivery programs and Medicare/Medicaid dual eligible health care utilization

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 March 12, 2018

In the News: March 8–15

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This week: The value of minimally invasive surgery in the Medicare population; an insurer’s new payment policy for ED claims; and hospital-at-home programs

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