20 Mar Health Data News Roundup: Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment Changes Opposition; AHIP and Medicaid Redetermination; and HL7 Update
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.
Stakeholder Groups Oppose Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment Changes
Healthcare stakeholder groups have urged CMS to delay the Medicare Advantage risk adjustment changes and assess the potential impact on payers, providers, and beneficiaries.
Humana Shares Data on Economic Contributions in Florida
Throughout 2022, Humana provided a high level of financial support to the state of Florida, taking responsibility for many jobs and a large share of wages and taxes.
AHIP Reveals Org to Support Stakeholders During Medicaid Redetermination
AHIP has introduced a new outlet for healthcare industry collaboration around the Medicaid redetermination process: the Connecting to Coverage Coalition (CCC).
CareOregon Initiative Boosts Access to Housing for Community Members
CareOregon has purchased a Red Lion Inn & Suites to help increase access to housing for the healthcare workforce and underserved communities.
Can State Policy Levers Catalyze Health Information Exchange Use?
As states increasingly prioritize improved healthcare quality, the promotion of health information exchange (HIE) has become a key focus. However, the key to increasing HIE use may ultimately rely on state policy, according to a new study.
Some Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment Changes Are Bad for Health Equity
Some of CMS’ proposed Medicare Advantage risk adjustment changes will shift resources away from underserved populations, according to Oak Street Health.
Exploring Data De-Identification in Healthcare
Suraj Kapa, MD, a cardiac electrophysiologist with Mayo Clinic, discusses the nuances of data de-identification in healthcare, including HIPAA compliance, connected devices, and the role of AI, in this recent Health IT Analytics article.
CodeX Grows Steering Committee to Advance HL7 FHIR Interoperability
The HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Accelerator CodeX has announced an expanded steering committee and new additions to its leadership team.
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