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03 Aug Health Data News Roundup: The Sequoia Project Information Blocking Boot Camp; HealtHIE Nevada News; and Employer-Sponsored Plans

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. The Sequoia Project Launches Information Blocking Boot Camp The Sequoia Project...

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27 Jul Health Data News Roundup: Payers and Chronic Disease Management; Health IT Safety and CMS; and UnitedHealth Group Q2 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. How to Manage Chronic Disease Through Technology, Member Trust By leveraging...

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22 Jul Consumers Want Convenience and Telehealth from Health Payers

Consumers are calling for health payers to further embrace telehealth solutions, underscoring the need for providing accessible care as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. This was the core takeaway from a recent CVS Health study, which found that consumers want health solutions that meet them where they are – in store, in home and in hand. “Consumers are demanding convenience and ease in how they access health services. Technological solutions have the power to simplify health care and significantly...

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20 Jul Health Data News Roundup: Payers Recommend More Federal Funds; Value-Based Care and Small Practices; and Telehealth 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. Payers Recommend More Federal Funds for MA, Medicaid, Employers America’s Health...

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15 Jul Health Payers Ramping Up COVID-19 Testing

With the COVID-19 pandemic increasing in many regions around the United States, health payers continue to ramp up new and more convenient ways for testing their members. Recently, Humana announced a pilot home-testing program that enables at-home COVID-19 test collection for members – making Humana the first insurer to offer at-home test-collection kits. The payer also launched a collaboration with Walmart and Quest Diagnostics to offer drive-thru testing at hundreds of Walmart Neighborhood Market drive-thru pharmacy locations...

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13 Jul Health Data News Roundup: Payers Improving Quality Measures; New COVID-19 Dataset Codes; and Humana Ramps Up Testing

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. 5 Ways Payers Can Improve Quality Measures for Chronic Members Nearly...

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08 Jul AHIP: Payers Are Addressing Socioeconomic Needs During COVID-19 and Beyond

As new challenges continue to emerge around the COVID-19 pandemic, health payers are looking for new ways to address Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), according to America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). “With Americans isolated in their homes and over 40 million recently unemployed, the need to address food insecurity, housing instability, and social isolation is greater than ever,” stated AHIP in this new innovation brief. The innovation brief discusses how health insurance providers, local healthcare and social...

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06 Jul Health Data News Roundup: Value-Based Contracting and COVID-19; EHR Adoption and HITECH; and AI 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. Payers Continue to Expand Value-Based Contracting Despite COVID-19 Blue Cross and...

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01 Jul Payers: How to Scale SDOH Across Lines of Business and Demographics

Over the past several years, health payers have been launching new Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) strategies to best address population health and drive down long-term costs. In addition to bridging the gap between payers and providers, there have been some new efforts to further scale SDOH efforts, which is the foundation of the Humana Bold Gold effort. In 2015, Humana announced its Bold Goal, a population health strategy to improve the health of the communities the...

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