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Care Management Weekly News Update 11/3/21

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Nov 03, 2021 @ 11:45 AM

CMS Faces Calls to Improve Remote Patient Monitoring Coverage in 2022 PFS

With remote patient monitoring projects surging in popularity as a result of the pandemic, telehealth advocates are lobbying the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to improve proposed coverage plans in the 2022 Physician Fee Schedule.

Strategic Behavioral Health Guides for Patient Care

The AMA has released four new how-to guides empowering physician practices and health systems with practical strategies for overcoming obstacles to accessible and equitable treatment for their patients’ behavioral, mental and physical health needs.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking action to close health equity gaps by providing Medicare patients living with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) with greater access to care.

5 Ways Health Plans Are Addressing Health Equity

Medicare and Medicaid plans that invest in effectively addressing these five health equity issues can create a win-win situation that both improves member satisfaction and retention.


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