The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services report that over 525,000 Americans signed up for health insurance from the start of the 2021 Marketplace Special Enrollment Period through March 31, 2021.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Announces Strategy to Tackle Inequality in American Healthcare System
AHRQ is acutely aware of the enduring racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic disparities embedded in the American healthcare system and has three ways to contribute to solutions.
The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions recently released the results of their survey “Pulse of the Purchaser 2021-2023 Directions in Workforce, Benefits, Health Equity,” completed by 151 employers and purchasers nationwide.
A new group of health care providers is working to advance home-based care. Fueled by COBVID-19 and branded “Moving Health Home,”
BDO, an accounting, tax, financial advisory, and consulting organization based in Chicago, recently released the results of their 2021 Healthcare CFO Outlook Survey. This survey includes responses regarding the health care industry outlook from 100 CFO.
Break Through Value-Based Payments Is Telehealth the TSA of COVID-19? THE VBP Blog For those of you who know me personally, you know that being an optimist is my downfall. In times of crisis, the ability to look forward to the forthcoming changes can be challenging. Mandy, my co-author brings her creativity and technology-savvy perspective to our discussions. Together, we look ahead to the elements we want learn from. Our starting point for this blog was the major change that came out of 9/11. We jointly concluded that technology changed significantly because of that crisis. We also saw the TSA in our airports as one of the manifestations of the change. So, could telehealth be the TSA of the COVID-19… Read More »Is Telehealth the TSA of COVID-19?
Onward Means Consumer Protections THE VBP Blog Over the last few decades, advocates and regulators have worked tirelessly to build in significant protections in the way services are delivered. We’ve been fighting for things such as independent living in the community, smaller group homes, privacy in each room, and community integration. In the current COVID-19 crisis, we see many of these regulations being waived, in the name of emergency flexibility and the ability to provide services efficiently. We’re also seeing individuals with disabilities being pushed to the back of the line in some states. We see three ways to look at this abrupt change. One, there are a number of burdensome regulations we should reconsider. The pandemic is just exposing… Read More »Onward Means Consumer Protections