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Care Management Weekly News Update 9/1/21

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Sep 01, 2021 @ 11:30 AM

Diversifying the Care Circle to Deliver Care at Home

Here are three ways technology is changing post-pandemic care for seniors and vulnerable populations.

CMS to Fund 60 ACA Navigator Orgs Next Year

CMS will provide $80 million to 60 organizations that train ACA navigators — who help consumers find coverage on the federally funded marketplaces — in the 2022 plan year, up from 30 organizations that received $10 million this year.

Employers Name Mental Health Access as Key Priority: Survey

The Business Group on Health's annual look at employers' healthcare attitudes found 76% are making increased access to these services a key priority in 2022. In addition, 57% said they will be focusing on reducing the stigma around mental health needs.

AHA Moves to Shift Cost Blame to Health Plans in Letter to Antitrust Regulators

The nation's most powerful hospital lobby is ramping up its defense of hospital mergers as the Biden administration aims to crack down on provider consolidation.


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