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Care Management Weekly News Update - 11/1/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Fri, Nov 01, 2019 @ 03:17 PM

More Than Half of VBP Hospitals Will See Bonus, Similar to Last Year

In the eighth year of Medicare's Hospital Value-Based Payment Program (VBP), there were more winners than losers, but not much change from the prior year. About 55% of the roughly 2,700 hospitals participating in VBP will receive increased Medicare payments for fiscal 2020.

UPS Granted FAA Approval for Commercial Drone Deliveries

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced today the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted UPS' drone delivery subsidiary, Flight Forward, full air carrier and operator (Part 135) certification, according to a press release. 

More State Medicaid Programs Sign on with Lyft for Nonemergency Transport

Lyft is growing its reach in Medicaid to five more states, the ride-sharing platform announced Thursday. Medicaid programs in Georgia, Michigan, Tennessee, Virginia and Missouri will cover eligible nonemergency medical transport (NEMT) rides through Lyft's platform, reaching 9 million additional people.



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