July 29, 2019

In the News: July 25–Aug 1

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This week: CVS-Aetna launch a new SDOH platform; online check-ins may influence urgent care consumer patterns; and a study reflects a new approach to autism diagnosis.

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 July 8, 2019

In the News: July 4–July 11

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This week: The correlation between patient portal access and utilization of health care resources; ridesharing for Arizona Medicaid patients; and the rise in death rates from nonopioids.

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 May 6, 2019

In the News: May 2–May 9

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This week: CMS's new primary care risk-sharing models; medically tailored meal programs are tied to fewer IP admissions; a new method for rare genetic disease causes in children.

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 March 25, 2019

In the News: Mar 21–28

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This week: Specialized psychiatric EDs improve care and increase ROI; MedPAC recommends increase to IP/OP payment rates; and strategies in employers’ “health care playbook.”

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 February 25, 2019

In the News: Feb 21–28

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This week: Life spans increase with more PCPs; Tennessee’s maternal deaths largely preventable; and HIMSS covers consumerism, price transparency, interoperability.

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 February 18, 2019

In the News: Feb 14–21

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This week: Spending for individuals with commercial insurance at a record high; deep brain stimulation for treatment-resistant mood disorders; and younger patients’ dissatisfaction with traditional health care.

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 January 28, 2019

In the News: Jan 24–31

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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.

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 December 4, 2018

In the News: Nov 29–Dec 6

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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.

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