13 Mar Health Data News Roundup: Providers and 2024 Medicare Advantage Rates; NCQA Recognizes UnitedHealthcare; and Interoperability Progress Report
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.
Providers Join Payers in Urging CMS to Halt Proposed 2024 Medicare Advantage Rates
Provider groups are joining in payers’ concerns about CMS’ proposed changes to Medicare Advantage risk adjustments and diagnosis coding, in recent comments to CMS from the American Medical Group Association.
Humana Collaboration Expands Value-Based Care for Medicare Advantage Members
Humana has partnered with Aledade, an independent primary care network, to enhance access to value-based care for Medicare Advantage members.
Blue Shield of CA Expands Access to Mental Healthcare Resources
Blue Shield of California has expanded access to mental healthcare resources by connecting members to an online platform that offers personalized well-being assessments and information.
UnitedHealthcare Provides Funding to Support Workforce Development
The UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Georgia will provide Step Up Savannah with a $95,000 grant in support of its efforts to provide underserved communities with training, healthcare screenings, and employment resources to eliminate multigenerational poverty.
NCQA Recognizes WI UnitedHealthcare Plan for Health Equity Efforts
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Wisconsin has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its efforts to advance health equity and address care disparities.
ONC Outlines Health IT Interoperability Progress in Report to Congress
Health IT interoperability has grown significantly in the past decade, with 96 percent of hospitals using ONC-certified EHRs in 2021 compared to 28 percent in 2011, according to a recent ONC report for Congress.
10 Largest Insurance Companies in the World by Market Cap
The largest insurance companies in the world boast a combined $3.2 trillion in market capitalization, and here’s the list of the top 10 largest players.