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Care Management Weekly News Update - 11/12/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Tue, Nov 12, 2019 @ 01:57 PM

Strategies for Managing Chronic Conditions in Rural Areas

Chronic diseases disproportionally affect individuals in rural areas. To help manage these and minimize the negative health impacts they have on individuals, local organizations are investing in multiple strategies.

Senior Executives Predict Strong Home Health, Behavioral Health Growth in 2020

Top health care executives foresee strong home health growth in 2020, despite the upcoming Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and other regulatory headwinds. Behavioral health and hospice are likewise poised for a bullish year.

CMS Approves D.C. Medicaid Waiver, Paving Way for Broader Mental Health Coverage

Wednesday, CMS announced that D.C.’s waiver request was the first it had approved under the new program. D.C. was also approved for an IMD exclusion waiver for substance abuse disorder treatment, CMS said, marking the 27th such approval. 


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