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Care Management Weekly News Update 1/11/23

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Jan 11, 2023 @ 11:56 AM

This is a reversal from several years ago, when more Medicare Advantage beneficiaries switched to traditional Medicare, a recent report found. Medicare Advantage has grown in popularity over the last several years.

The increase in the use of telehealth services during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic expanded the number of people receiving care for several common mental health disorders, Rand Corporation researchers said in a new study published in JAMA Health Forum.

In an “AMA Update” episode, Dr. Cauwels joined Kenric Maynor, MD, chair of Geisinger Medicine Institute’s inpatient medicine and director of hospital medicine in Danville, Pennsylvania, to discuss their respective efforts to bring health care to people’s homes through medical innovation.

HHS to Restore Religious Nondiscrimination Rules for Patient Care Access

The 2022 NPRM would “partially rescind” a 2019 rule loosening religious nondiscrimination rules, which critics said worsened patient care access for marginalized groups.


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