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Care Management Weekly News Update 4/20/22

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Apr 20, 2022 @ 11:45 AM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has developed a Behavioral Health Strategy, which seeks to remove barriers to care and services, and to adopt a data-informed approach to evaluate behavioral health programs and policies.

Leading the way in this area are codes for devices and services related to the musculoskeletal and respiratory systems, followed by innovations that support ophthalmology therapy for amblyopia and cognitive behavioral therapy.

The global digital health market saw funding decrease 36% from the fourth quarter of 2021, totaling $10.4 billion, as investors reacted to supply chain woes, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a volatile stock market, according to a new CB Insights report.

The Biden administration is proposing that acute care hospitals get a 3.2% increase in payments for federal fiscal 2023 and to install new quality measures focused on health equity.

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