January 28, 2019

In the News: Jan 24–31

By

This week: Kaiser Permanente announces housing insecurity initiatives; spending on chronic disease treatment has been a good investment; and ACOs differ in segmenting high-cost, high-need patients.

  • Follow Sg2 on Twitter
  • Connect with Sg2 on LinkedIn
  • Share
 December 4, 2018

In the News: Nov 29–Dec 6

By

This week: CMS releases 4 section 1332 waiver concepts; a rise in drug overdoses and suicides contributes to declining life expectancy; and HHS finalizes 340B rule imposing price ceiling.

  • Follow Sg2 on Twitter
  • Connect with Sg2 on LinkedIn
  • Share
 November 7, 2018

In the News: Nov 1–8

By

This week: CMS continues site-neutral payment cuts in OPPS final rule; online cognitive behavioral therapy's potential to fill behavioral health services gaps; and FDA approves potent new opioid despite opposition.

  • Follow Sg2 on Twitter
  • Connect with Sg2 on LinkedIn
  • Share
 November 2, 2018

In the News: Oct 25–Nov 1

By

This week: Virtual health coverage in private insurance plans; physicians expressing aversion to APMs due to drug cost concerns; and AMA’s updated tool helps map medically underserved areas.

  • Follow Sg2 on Twitter
  • Connect with Sg2 on LinkedIn
  • Share
 October 9, 2018

In the News: Oct 4–11

By

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...

  • Follow Sg2 on Twitter
  • Connect with Sg2 on LinkedIn
  • Share
 August 13, 2018

In the News: Aug 9–16

By

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...

  • Follow Sg2 on Twitter
  • Connect with Sg2 on LinkedIn
  • Share
 June 25, 2018

In the News: Jun 21–28

By

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.

  • Follow Sg2 on Twitter
  • Connect with Sg2 on LinkedIn
  • Share
 June 18, 2018

In the News: Jun 14–21

By

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.

  • Follow Sg2 on Twitter
  • Connect with Sg2 on LinkedIn
  • Share
 April 30, 2018

In the News: Apr 26–May 3

By

This week: Obesity prevalence continues to rise among US adults; Humana’s new value-based payment program; and CMS proposes a $1 billion raise for PAC providers

  • Follow Sg2 on Twitter
  • Connect with Sg2 on LinkedIn
  • Share
 April 9, 2018

In the News: Apr 5–12

By

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

  • Follow Sg2 on Twitter
  • Connect with Sg2 on LinkedIn
  • Share