After decades of intent, discussion, debate, analysis, and resistance, CMS is moving ahead with healthcare data interoperability standards in several federal healthcare programs. Providers participating in the Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, […]

Homelessness is a problem that affects thousands of American men, women, and children. The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 2018 Annual Point-In-Time Count found that on any given […]

In 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it would take steps to identify regulatory requirements that act as obstacles to coordinated care by examining certain federal […]

With the ER the most expensive point-of-entry into the healthcare system, hospitals are pursuing a better way to manage chronically ill and homeless patients. From Baltimore to Denver to Sacramento, […]

Did you know that the care delivered within the walls of a hospital or a doctors office accounts for only 10% of an individuals’ long term health outcomes? Research suggests […]

Safety net hospitals receiving Medicaid disproportionate share payments (DSH) got a last-minute – albeit temporary – reprieve from $4 billion in cuts scheduled to go into effect October 1. The […]

This summer, the Department of Human and Human Resources (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released its third in a series of frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to sharing disclose […]

With the recent announcement of $42 million in funding of Health Centered Controlled Networks (HCCN), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) has signaled its enthusiasm to deploy […]

On October 24, 2018, President Trump signed an expansive bipartisan bill into law aimed at curbing America’s growing opioid epidemic. Titled the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promoted Opioid Recovery and […]

In a recent interview, Karen DeSalvo, MD, stated a truth that has been known for decades in health care: what happens in a primary physician’s office, hospital or clinic is […]

To understand the breadth of the opioid crises in America, consider West Virginia with a population of just 1.8 million. In only six years, between 2007 to 2012, almost 800 […]

For decades, hospitals and doctors were paid to take care of sick people. The more care clinicians provided, the more the compensation. Such a fee-for-service payment model was especially apparent […]

Healthcare stakeholders—purchasers, payers, providers, policymakers, researchers—all agree that social determinants of health (SDoH) factors impact health outcomes, and many providers, in their clinical workflows, now not only screen patients for […]

Over thirteen million American adults require some form of assistance to successfully function in their everyday life. Though there are many other options across the country, Medicaid is by far […]

As part of the shift towards value-based care, many Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have found successful strategies for reducing per capita spending and improving patient outcomes by addressing the individual […]

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