July 16, 2018

In the News: Jul 12–19

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This week: A proposed patient safety database for ASCs; physician perspectives of MIPS in year 1 of MACRA; and the growing role of private equity in health care.

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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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 June 25, 2018

In the News: Jun 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: Jun 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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 June 11, 2018

In the News: Jun 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 29, 2018

In the News: May 24–31

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This week: US fertility falls to a record low, Kaiser Permanente invests $200 million to fight homelessness and CMS denies Ohio’s individual mandate waiver.

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