20 Jun Health Data News Roundup: IMAT Launches DaaS Offering for Payers; Humana Expands Home Healthcare; and APIs and Clinical Workflows
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.
IMAT Solutions Launches New Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) Offering for Health Payers
Last week, IMAT Solutions, announced that it has launched a new Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering for health payers as a one-stop-shop offering of technology and proven services, the new DaaS solution meets the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) effort to transition all quality measures used in its reporting programs to digital quality measures (dQMs).
How States Can Improve, Increase Race and Ethnicity Data Collection
Affordable Care Act marketplaces could play a crucial role in race and ethnicity data collection, but may states are failing to collect such information, according to a blog post from Commonwealth Fund.
Humana Expands Home Healthcare Model to Serve Virginia
To decrease the number of complications experienced in home healthcare, Humana expanded the boundaries of onehome, which will now provide various post-acute needs such as infusion care, nursing, and occupational therapy to residents of Virginia.
How States Can Evaluate, Improve Ex Parte Medicaid Renewal Processes
As states and payers prepare for coronavirus public health emergency waivers to end, experts are recommending redesigning the Medicaid renewal processes, specifically ex parte rates.
Key Steps to Improve Coverage Integration for Dually Eligible Individuals
In its June 2022 report to Congress, MACPAC laid out ways that states can improve the integration of Medicare and Medicaid coverage for dually eligible individuals.
BMA: MA Member Satisfaction Is High, Prior Authorization Denials Low
Medicare Advantage member satisfaction is widespread and 77 percent of beneficiaries had not experienced prior authorization denials, according to a new survey.
APIs Need to Enhance Clinical Workflows, Improve Patient Care
Healthcare providers and patients are seeking APIs and apps that can improve clinical workflows and enhance patient care processes, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC).