15 May Health Data News Roundup: Payers Embracing AI; Humana and Longevity Health Plan Partnership; and Best Practices for Medicaid Redeterminations
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.
Humana Seeks to Improve Medicare Advantage Specialty Needs Benefits
Medicare Advantage members in skilled nursing facilities and senior living homes have complex needs and Humana and Longevity Health Plan’s new partnership seeks to address those needs.
1.7M Beneficiaries May Lose Coverage Under Medicaid Work Requirements
Around 1.7 million Medicaid beneficiaries could potentially lose coverage and $10.3 billion in spending would shift from federal to state governments if Medicaid work requirements were implemented, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.
CA Health Plans Commit $114M to Address Homelessness, Health Equity
LA Care Health Plan and Health Net have committed to investing $114 million over five years to address homelessness and improve health equity in Los Angeles County.
UHC Grants $275K to Address Social Determinants of Health for Foster Kids
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of North Carolina is granting $275,000 to three local organizations to help address social determinants of health for children in kinship and foster care.
DirectTrust Releases Finalized Criteria for TNAP-Participant Accreditation
DirectTrust, a non-profit healthcare industry alliance created to support secure, identity-verified electronic exchanges of protected health information, has released new criteria for its TNAP-Participant program V2.0.
AHIP: Best Practices for Medicaid Redeterminations
Best practices for state Medicaid programs during the unwinding of continuous coverage requirements include strong communications, a bolstered workforce and transparent data, according to AHIP.
How Will AI Change The Payer Industry? 18 Leaders Explain
Payers are putting artificial intelligence to work, as highlighted in this recent Becker’s Payer Issues article.
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