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Care Management Weekly News Update - 3/20/2019

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 @ 12:58 PM

Eighty percent of patients with cancer reported high patient satisfaction, while only 60 percent of those with autoimmune disorders reported the same.

Home Health Providers Lag Behind Skilled Nursing Facilities in Preventing Re-Hospitalizations

While home health care is often touted as a cost-effective way to reduce readmissions, skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) — though more expensive — might be better at keeping patients out of the hospital post-discharge.

HHS Hints at Cutting 'Onerous' Substance Abuse Record Rules

HHS wants to reform a decades-old law protecting disclosure of medical records for patients with substance abuse disorder, Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan said in his Wednesday opening speech at AHIP's 2019 National Health Policy Conference.

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