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16 Sep How Payers Can Meet New CMS and ONC Patient Access API Rules

In April 2020, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) extended the deadline for organizations in the care ecosystem to implement the final phase of the 21st Century Cures Act. With many of the rules impacting payers going into effect beginning on January 1, 2021, the most urgent deadlines will be for those that offer Medicare Advantage and Managed Medicaid plans. The most critical element...

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14 Sep Health Data News Roundup: COVID-19 and Medicare Advantage Star Ratings; CHIME and National Patient Identifier Ban; and More SDOH News

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 COVID-19 Policies May Affect Medicare Advantage Star Ratings Policymakers are...

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10 Sep Democratization of Social Determinants of Health Data for Payers

In its brief history on the payer space, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) efforts served as drivers for helping all parties in the care continuum to enhance population health. Typically, sharing this data with patients was not a common practice – until today. Blue Shield of California recently launched an effort to make SDOH data universally available. Called the Neighborhood Health Dashboard generator, this solution allows anyone – even if they are not a Blue Shield...

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08 Sep Health Data News Roundup: BCBS SDOH Efforts in California; National Patient Identifier Ban; and IHDE Remote Patient Monitoring Platform

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. Payer Seeks to Democratize Social Determinants of Health Data Blue Shield...

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02 Sep Healthy People 2030 Elevates Social Determinants of Health

With the mission of promoting, strengthening and evaluating our nation’s efforts to improve the health and well being of all people, HHS’ Healthy People 2030 is also elevating the value of Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) in bringing this effort to life. According to a recent Patient Engagement IT article, HHS is using Healthy People 2030 to continue the agency’s work to address SDOH, such as economic stability, educational access and quality, access to care and...

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31 Aug Health Data News Roundup: HHS and SDOH; Payers Redesign Referral Networks for SDOH; and OCPH HIE News

Welcome to the Health Data Weekly News Round Up 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. HHS Targets Social Determinants of Health With Healthy People...

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26 Aug AHIP Guidance for Payers Regarding the Interoperability Rule

CMS and the ONC recently proposed changes to support interoperability to improve patient access to health data. With many payers trying to determine how to update their processes to meet the 2021 deadlines for compliance, AHIP recently published a comprehensive brief to help ensure a smooth transition. “The final rules include policy changes designed to support the Administration’s MyHealthEData initiative, which is intended to empower patients with access to their health information through whatever device or...

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24 Aug Health Data News Roundup: Payers and the Interoperability Rule; AHIP Study on Whole Person Care; and Data Standardization and COVID-19

Welcome to the Health Data Weekly News Round Up 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. What the Interoperability Rule Will Mean for Payers in...

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17 Aug Health Data News Roundup: Patient Matching Bill; HHS Funding for HIEs; and Virtual Medicare Advantage 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. Sens. Introduce Bill to Enhance Patient Matching, Contact Tracing US Senators...

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10 Aug Health Data News Roundup: Trump Signs Telehealth Executive Order; NPI Ban Overturned; and Humana News

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. Trump Signs Order Aimed at Boosting Rural Health Care, Telehealth Last...

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