11 Nov Health Data News Roundup: Data Quality and Payer-Provider Relationships; SDOH and Data; and Health Data Exchange Accreditation Criteria
Welcome to the Health Data Weekly News Roundup from IMAT Solutions. As the power of data continues to grow in the healthcare arena, today’s care organizations need to be on the forefront of all news and trends to help ensure that their data analytics efforts deliver accountable and informed care. Each week, we will provide you with the actionable news you need to meet these goals.
Strategies to Improve Payer-Provider Relationship, Data Quality
The 4th Annual Value-Based Care Summit brought together payers and providers to discuss the challenges of value-based care and provide proven strategies for improving payer-provider relationships that allow these models to thrive.
How to Leverage Health Data for the Social Determinants of Health
Healthcare organizations need to build out a vast data analytics and social infrastructure to successfully address the social determinants of health, which was also discussed at the recent 4th Annual Value-Based Care Summit.
Medicare Advantage Plans Expanding Supplemental Benefits in 2020
Recent guidance released by CMS is enabling the expansion of supplemental benefits in Medicare Advantage plans for contract year 2020, including adult day care services, according to a new study.
KeyHIE Adds FHIR-Based Imaging App to Health Information Exchange
The Keystone Health Information Exchange (KeyHIE) has unveiled an imaging app that allows physicians to distribute medical images and associated reports to enable better care coordination, provide important clinical context for diagnostic interpretations, and improve outcomes.
CMS Finalizes Home Health PPS, Expands Infusion Medicare Benefits
CMS has announced the finalization of changes to the home health payment model, known as the home health prospective payment system (HH PPS), which includes a home infusion benefit and offers an additional $250 million to Medicare home health agencies (HHAs).
EHNAC Posts 2020 Health Data Exchange Accreditation Criteria
The Electronic Healthcare Networks Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit accrediting body for health data exchange organizations, has posted new versions of program criteria for its 18 accreditation programs for public review.
DirectTrust Health Data Exchange Enables 197M Transactions in Q3
DirectTrust recently announced a period of record growth at the close of the 2019 third quarter with the number of DirectTrust network users, addresses, and transactions.
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