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Care Management Weekly News Update 7/13/22

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Jul 13, 2022 @ 11:25 AM

Healthcare mergers and acquisitions are in no short supply as providers, health tech companies, payers and other industry players look to expand their businesses and gain a competitive edge. Here’s a roundup of new deals that were revealed, closed, rumored or called off during the month of June.

Project Ronin, which focuses on cancer care via RPM, shows how artificial intelligence, natural language processing and EHRs come together to aid physicians. 

Physician Groups Issue Call to Accelerate Behavioral Health Integration

Physician organizations are working to accelerate the integration of behavioral health services into primary care settings and close the unmet need for mental health services and substance use disorder treatment, but physicians cannot solve the crisis on their own. 

These programs provide people with health benefits and additional services through contracted arrangements with managed care plans. Released in a Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services Informational Bulletin (CIB), this new information includes tools, templates, and updates on tactics to improve states reporting on their managed care programs, which promotes access to care for millions of people enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP.

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