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Care Management Weekly News Update 6/23/21

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Jun 23, 2021 @ 09:38 AM

Management of Individuals With Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Continuing Challenge

The prevalence of individuals with multiple chronic conditions continues to increase. Evidence-based modifications to care delivery processes can help to improve care management effectiveness.

With ACA Safe, Biden Administration Putting Focus on Health Disparities

With the Affordable Care Act legally safe—for now—the Biden administration is turning its eyes to addressing health disparities. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra said the Supreme Court's 7-2 decision to uphold the landmark healthcare law amounts to a sigh of relief for those fighting to save it.

Telemental Healthcare Access Act Would Repeal In-Person Service Requirements

A bipartisan group of senators this week introduced the Telemental Healthcare Access Act of 2021, geared toward reducing hurdles to providing virtual behavioral health services.  

HHS Dolling out $80M to Improve Public Health IT, COVID-19 Data Collection

The Biden administration plans to dole out $80 million to shore up public health technology, COVID-19 data collection and bolster representation of underrepresented communities in the public health workforce. 


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