02 Jan Health Data News Roundup: Independence Blue Cross Value-Based Contract; HHS Standard for Health Data Sharing; and Billing Top Concern for Members
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.
Payer, Provider Value-Based Care Contract Targets Equity, Population Health
Independence Blue Cross has announced that it will renew its long-term value-based care contract with Jefferson Health. The value-based care contract aims to improve health among Black Philadelphians and integrate behavioral healthcare and physical care, among other goals.
Payer Price Transparency Data Dwarfed Hospital Data in 2022
Turquoise Health’s 2022 Price Transparency Data Year in Review shows how quickly payers responded to the price transparency rule this year, compared to hospitals.
HHS Proposes New Data Standards for Electronic Health Data Sharing
HHS and CMS have proposed a new rule to implement data standards, which would improve the electronic health data-sharing process.
How Payer, Provider Alignment Enables Simplified Medical Billing Format
Banner Aetna recently asked their members to name the primary barrier that prevented them from engaging easily with healthcare. The top challenge was billing.
CA Releases $50M Grant to Support CalHHS Data Exchange Framework
The California Governor and State Legislature have allocated $50 million towards the California Health and Human Services Agency (CalHHS) Data Exchange Framework to support statewide implementation among healthcare and human services organizations.