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21 Oct Health Data News Roundup: 2020 Medicare Advantage Star Ratings News: AdventHealth Population Health Studies; and Humana’s Business Shift

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. MA Plans with Prescription Drug Coverage Star Ratings Average 4.16 Medicare...

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17 Oct PwC Study: Data Analytics Critical for Advancing Social Determinants of Health Efforts for Payers

A recent study by the PwC Health Research Institute is urging healthcare stakeholders to “act now” when it comes to addressing social determinants of health (SDOH). The report highlights how investing earlier in social determinants strategies that help people with housing, exercise, mental health support and ability to afford medications, will help governments and health systems save money in the long-term and improve health outcomes. To bring these efforts to life, PwC is calling on payers to...

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14 Oct Health Data News Roundup: SDOH and 2020 Medicare Advantage; Florida Blue News; and VA Enables Secure EHR Data Sharing

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 Roll Out 2020 MA Plans With Increased Focus on...

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07 Oct Health Data News Roundup: SDOH, Data Analytics and Payer Effectiveness; Alignment Health Plan News; and Reducing the Cost of Care

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. Study Supports Payers’ Efforts to Address SDOH Using Analytics A new...

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30 Sep Health Data News Roundup: Medicare Advantage Plans and Social Determinants; ONC Information Blocking Rules; and EHR Documentation Struggles

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. MA Plans Slowly Begin Integrating SDOH into 2020 Plan Benefits CMS...

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25 Sep GAO Report: Need for Social Determinants of Health Programs to Treat High-Cost Medicaid Beneficiaries

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued a report about how Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) such as a lack of stable transportation or housing are making it difficult for states and managed care organizations to treat the most expensive Medicaid beneficiaries. While the report found that many states used care management, which coordinates care across different providers, to rein in high-cost beneficiaries, many also reported major hurdles with implementing care management for some high-cost beneficiaries. These...

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23 Sep Health Data News Roundup: Social Determinants and Payers; Proposed Interoperability and Health Plans; and VA Launches VITAL

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. GAO: Staff Shortages, Social Factors Barriers to Treating High-Cost Medicaid...

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18 Sep Optima Health Addresses Food Security in Social Determinants of Health Efforts

As we have highlighted before, many payers are addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) by addressing some of the more human elements, which include housing to having local field teams working on the ground with patients. Optima Health is taking this concept one-step-further by launching a new program that lowers financial barriers to healthy food options, and increases overall food security. Much of this effort is taking place in the state of Virginia, where the percentage of...

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16 Sep Health Data News Roundup: Optima Health and SDOH; CONNECT Interoperability Goes Private; and AHA and Patient Identification

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. Optima Health’s Medicaid Addresses Food Security, Social Determinants Optima Health collaborates...

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11 Sep Health Payers: Schema Versus Data Lakes and Social Determinants of Health Efforts

With many payers embracing social determinants of health (SDOH) for “whole person” care, there are bound to be challenges when it comes to managing massive amounts of health data. In addition, tackling social barriers, such as transportation access, safe housing, as well as health and diet, requires a major effort to standardize how data is collected, processed and integrated to develop programs that support patient well-being. As such, many payers are most likely considering the options between schema/structured...

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