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20 Nov Blue Health Intelligence Playing Critical Role in Using Data to Understand Healthcare Costs

In the payer arena, there is a wide-range of claims data that can help in understanding, analyzing and ultimately reducing overall healthcare costs in the United States. To meet this objective, the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) amasses data on 50 million commercially insured individuals each year, through its existing partnerships with leading payers like Aetna, Human, and Kaiser Permanente. The organization recently announced a partnership with Blue Health Intelligence, a data division of Blue Cross Blue...

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18 Nov Health Data News Roundup: Blue Cross Blue Shield and HCCI Partnership; Payer-Provider Alignment; and HIE 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. HCCI Adds Blue Cross Blue Shield Claims Data to National...

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13 Nov National Academies of Sciences Study on SDOH Needs to Consider Data Management

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently published a comprehensive report that offers what it calls “5As” for helping care organizations to embrace social determinants of health (SDOH) strategies. These “5As” stand for the five acronyms that aim to guide care organizations into this new frontier, and are the following: Awareness: This should focus on identifying the social risks and assets of specific patients and populations of patients. Adjustment: Instead of addressing social needs...

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11 Nov Health Data News Roundup: Data Quality and Payer-Provider Relationships; SDOH and Data; and Health Data Exchange Accreditation Criteria

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. Strategies to Improve Payer-Provider Relationship, Data Quality The 4th Annual Value-Based...

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07 Nov Interoperability Proposals Push HIEs to Focus on Data Quality

With HHS getting ready to finalize its interoperability and information blocking rules, this new horizon could spark innovation advances from HIEs, according to a recent Modern Healthcare article. The article highlights how HIEs have been key players in facilitating healthcare interoperability to date, with about 70 percent of hospitals participating in at least one nationwide network. With the new interoperability rules, there will be new expectations for sharing health data with more organizations and even patients. With...

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04 Nov Health Data News Roundup: Verma and ACA Repeal; Unstructured Data and Predictive Analytics; and Payers Drive Patient Navigation

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. Verma Testifies to House on ACA Repeal, ACA Replacement Unknown When...

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30 Oct Health Payers and Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) News Roundup

Health payers are embracing new social determinants of health (SDOH) efforts to both enhance population health and drive down overall costs. From housing to exercise, mental health support and ability to afford medications, many payers are shifting towards “whole person” care, and are realizing that there is much to learn in this emerging arena. Thankfully, we have aggregated all of the valuable SDOH news you can use in the following summary of the latest IMAT Solutions blog...

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28 Oct Health Data News Roundup: Addressing SDOH; United Health Foundation News; and Health Payers Alternative Payment Model Activity

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 Healthcare Organizations Can Address Social Determinants of Health Healthcare...

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23 Oct Alignment Health Plan to Offer Concierge Services and Social Determinants of Health Benefits

From transportation to appointments to grocery benefits to companion care, Alignment Health Plan will offer qualified Medicare Advantage members a wide-range of social determinants of health (SDOH) benefits in 2020. According to this recent Health Payer Intelligence article, the grocery benefit will provide members with a monthly allowance at CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart, and the companion care benefit Alignment will connect members with college students who can help with non-medical tasks such as household chores and...

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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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