12 Feb Health Data News Roundup: Cigna Medicare Businesses Acquisition; Meeting the 2025 Deadline for APP Quality Measures Reporting; and IMAT LinkedIn Live Event for Payers
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.
HCSC Announces $3.3B Cigna Medicare Business Acquisition
HCSC, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, intends to seal the acquisition of Cigna’s Medicare businesses for $3.3 billion, the payer announced.
CMS Reports Dramatic Increase in Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) ACO Participation
With CMS announcing that MSSP ACO participation being the highest to date, here’s our analysis as to why this reinforces the need for MSSP ACOs to be prepared for the 2025 deadline for APP quality measures reporting.
Lawmakers Lobby for Payment and Policy Stability in Medicare Advantage
A bipartisan group of United States Senators has urged CMS to ensure payment and policy stability in Medicare Advantage as the agency considers program updates for 2025.
ONC, SAMHSA Launch Initiative for Behavioral Health IT Interoperability
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) have partnered on an initiative that aims to advance behavioral health IT interoperability.
Big Payers Ranked By 2023 Revenue
UnitedHealthcare Group topped the list of nation’s largest payers who have filed their fourth-quarter earnings reports, revealing which recorded the largest revenues in 2023.
LinkedIn Live: Interoperability and Data Sharing Key Foundational Essentials for Payers
On February 14th, IMAT Solutions is hosting a LinkedIn Live event about the optimal ways payers can harness modern data interoperability solutions to advance business objectives and address challenges in Value-Based Performance Reporting. Register here.