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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 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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 August 13, 2018

In the News: August 9–16

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This week: Hospitals’ investment in artificial intelligence is expected to increase; a study finds opioid prescribing decreases after physicians learn of a patient’s fatal overdose; and CMS proposes restructuring ACO...

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 June 25, 2018

In the News: June 21–28

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This week: States are creating ACOs for Medicaid recipients to control costs; AMA announced their opposition to Aetna–CVS Merger; and health systems are using technology solutions to appeal to consumers.

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 June 18, 2018

In the News: June 14–21

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This week: Variation in BPCI Advanced’s readmission rates; the health care costs of treating chronic diseases in the US; and Congress is looking to address maternal health risks.

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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 19, 2018

In the News: March 15–22

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This week: Hospitals continue to rapidly acquire physician groups; the potential impact of precision medicine partnerships; and 3-year results from Maryland’s all-payer hospital model

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 January 18, 2017

In the News: January 12-18

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Sg2 is dedicated to helping our clients interpret the latest news and trends in health care. Below you’ll find our analysis of this week’s key industry headlines, along with links...

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