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Care Management Weekly News Update 2/2/22

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Feb 02, 2022 @ 11:45 AM

The AMA has created a framework for development and use of AI, building on AMA policy for augmented intelligence (PDF) and the latest research and viewed through the lenses of ethics, evidence and equity: Trustworthy Augmented Intelligence in Health Care.

CMS Commits Over $49 Million to Reduce Uninsured Rate Among Children and Boost Medicaid Enrollment Among Parents, Pregnant People

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) committed a record $49.4 million to fund organizations that can connect more eligible children, parents, and pregnant individuals to health care coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). 

Physician Practices Make Revenue Gains in 2021, but Face Mounting Expenses, Labor Shortages

Physician practices nationwide ended 2021 with sizable gains in physician productivity and revenues,  but swelling expenses and labor shortages continue to pose significant operational challenges.  

Number of ACOs increases modestly to 483 for 2022, which advocates say should be wake-up call

The number of accountable care organizations participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) modestly increased to 483 this year compared with 477 for 2021, sparking new worries from advocates over the future of the program.


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