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Care Management Weekly News Update 1/4/23

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Jan 04, 2023 @ 11:45 AM

The Department of Veterans Affairs and Congress are continuing to support the rollout of the agency’s new electronic health record system, even as lawmakers remain concerned about the project’s cost and effectiveness.

The AMA has recognized the outstanding efforts of AMA Health System Program members. The program provides enterprise solutions to equip health system leadership, physicians and care teams with resources to help drive the future of medicine.

The Biden-Harris Administration announced that Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace enrollment continues to outpace previous years, with nearly 11.5 million people selecting a health plan nationwide as of December 15, 2022 – a key milestone marking the deadline for coverage starting January 1, 2023.

Clinician burnout is a worldwide concern, leading to lost productivity and increased costs. As technology evolves, the use of AI, paperless documentation, and automation tools can have a positive impact on healthcare systems.

Medicaid, the Supreme Court, and Safe Care for Nursing Home Residents

Recently, the US Supreme Court heard a case (Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indiana v Talevski) that is primed to strike at the heart of Medicaid’s nursing home coverage and conditional spending programs generally. If the Health and Hospital Corporation (HHC) and state supporters have their way, people denied the legally promised benefits provided through Medicaid would have no recourse in federal court.

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