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24 Feb Health Data News Roundup: GAO and Medicaid Eligibility Inaccuracies; SDOH Data Challenges; and HIE Integration Cuts ED Visits

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 Reveals Medicaid Eligibility Inaccuracies, Recoup Strategies The Government Accountability Office...

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19 Feb Data to Drive Health Payer Consumerism in 2020

At the tail end of 2019, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) stated that consumerism will play greater role in how payers make deals, use technology, hire, pursue equity, and spend in 2020. On the heels of this study, a new report found that data sharing, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), and simpler language will all drive how payers embrace consumerism this year. The report highlighted how payers are sharing patient satisfaction scores, HEDIS and star ratings, as well as health...

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18 Feb Health Data News Roundup: Payer Consumerism and Data; Cigna Strategic Partnerships; and Patient Matching Issues

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 Consumerism Strategies Rely on Data, SDOH, Simpler Language Data sharing,...

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12 Feb Improving Claims Data Access to Advance Value-Based Care

Access to claims data not only helps providers deliver better care, but it additionally empowers the patient. Patient access to claims data will lead to better conversations with their providers and subsequently lead to better health outcomes. Access to data also ensures more accountability between the provider and the payer regarding a patient’s care. Both the payer and the provider have an obligation to ensure the best health outcomes for the patient, and timely data-sharing...

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10 Feb Health Data News Roundup: Humana Foundation and SDOH; AHIP and HHS Price Transparency; and ACA Insurance Gains

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 Foundation Allots $7.6M to Social Determinants of Health The Humana...

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05 Feb SDOH Leader: UPMC Health Plan’s New Social Impact Initiative

As we highlighted last month, 2020 is already shaping up to be the year of Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) for health payers. In this blog post, we discuss how University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Health Plan’s Social Impact effort will translate the work of its unique payer-provider laboratory into evidence-based practice and policy change for improving health care quality and efficiency. “The goal of UPMC Social Impact is to help meet the health, socioeconomic, and...

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03 Feb Health Data News Roundup: IMAT Achieves NCQA Certification; Patient Access and ONC Rule; and UPMC and Social Determinants

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. IMAT Solutions Achieves NCQA eCQM Certification Last week, we announced that...

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27 Jan Health Data News Roundup: Supreme Court an ACA; Blue Shield of CA and Behavioral Health; and ONC HIT Playbook

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. Supreme Court Will Not Expedite ACA Constitutionality Review The Supreme Court...

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22 Jan Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Act Gaining Support

Introduced by a bipartisan group in Congress in July 2019, the Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Act aims to provide funding and support for state Medicaid agencies working to implement community outreach interventions to address the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). The goal of the legislation is to have CMS, HHS, and other federal agencies work to support community-based health programs through a series of $25 million Medicaid grants. Earlier this month, members of the health leader...

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20 Jan Health Data News Roundup: ONC Health IT Strategic Plan; AHIP and Social Determinants; and ONC Interop Standards

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. ONC Health IT Strategic Plan Calls for Patient Data Access The...

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