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HHS summit to tackle quality improvement across programs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is putting together a Quality Summit, meant to explore ways the many healthcare initiatives put forth by HHS can be “evaluated, adapted, and ultimately streamlined” boost value-based care for U.S. patients. WHY IT MATTERSDeputy Secretary Eric Hargan announced the summit this week and is seeking to cast… Read More »

Integrating in Health Care: 6 Tools for Working Across Boundaries

By REBECCA FOGG  Today’s health care providers face the formidable challenge of delivering better, more affordable and more convenient care in the face of spiraling care costs and an epidemic of chronic disease. But the most innovative among them are making encouraging progress by “integrating”—which in this context means working across traditional boundaries between patients… Read More »

AMA Study Finds Lack of Health Payer Competition Across US – HealthPayerIntelligence.com

By Kyle Murphy, PhD November 29, 2018 – Decreased competition in health insurance is likely to do more harm than good, new AMA study concludes. The America Medical Association released its most recent study of health payer competition, and the results fail to indicate the benefits of consolidation. Based on data from Decision Resources Group and… Read More »