August 5, 2019

In the News: Aug 1–8

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This week: Cigna is expanding their Medicare Advantage offerings; the FCC plans to reform the Rural Health Care Program; and consumerism grows in the transition to value-based care.

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 April 15, 2019

In the News: Apr 11–18

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This week: BCBS of Texas will open primary care centers in 2020; morbidity data can help target opioid overuse interventions; and virtual health is now included in Medicare Advantage.

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 November 27, 2018

In the News: Nov 22–29

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This week: Small employers’ workplace clinic use continues to grow; CMS to study home health agency quality measures impact in 2019; and CMS approves Michigan’s value-based drug-purchasing Medicaid waiver.

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 August 20, 2018

In the News: Aug 16–23

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This week: Alphabet invests $375 million in tech-focused insurance company; nearly half of millennial nurses plan to seek an advanced degree; and 93.7% of eligible children participated in Medicaid/CHIP in...

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 July 9, 2018

In the News: Jul 5–12

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This week: How Medicaid expansion affects community health centers and patient access; deadline extension for participation in BPCI Advanced; and a proposed Medicare Advantage experiment for APM qualification under MACRA.

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 March 26, 2018

In the News: Mar 22–29

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This week: The utility of wearables for cardiac patients, physician group acquisitions by insurers due to Medicare Advantage and youth suicide rates

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