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Care Management Weekly News Update 2/9/22

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Feb 09, 2022 @ 11:45 AM

Digital health innovations hold great promise for improving healthcare delivery, but their implementation at scale is often undermined by reimbursement challenges.

Along With Rate Increase for MA Plans, CMS Pitches Closer Look at Social Determinants of Health

CMS is proposing a nearly 8% revenue increase for Medicare Advantage plans next year, according to a proposed payment plan released Wednesday. 

AI-Powered Scheduling Can Boost Clinician Engagement, Reduce Burnout

Research presented this past week at ASA Advance 2022, the Anesthesiology Business Event, found that artificial intelligence-based scheduling can play a significant role in reducing burnout and improving physician engagement.  

VA Amplifies Access to Home, Community-Based Services for Eligible Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care is expanding its Home-Based Primary CareMedical Foster Home and Veteran-Directed Care programs to make them available at all VA medical centers by the end of fiscal year 2026.   

4 Key Trends for Payers and Providers in 2022

The sectors face continued operational pressure as they head into a third year of the pandemic, including a tight labor market and continued shifts in payer mix.


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