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Beneficiaries’ lack of Medicare knowledge could lead to dissatisfaction in plans

More than two-thirds of Medicare beneficiaries find their insurance confusing and difficult to understand, according to a recent survey by MedicareAdvantage.com, which also revealed that many don’t grasp basic insurance terminology. The study sample included 1,000 respondents enrolled in Medicare and took place over August 17 to 19. Participants were quizzed about topics ranging from… Read More »

Apervita’s NCQA approval helps health plans speed VBC analysis

Value-based care platform provider Apervita says it is the first company to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for electronic clinical quality measures using a clinical quality language-based engine. The company’s newly certified CQL-based engine—based on HL7 logic standards that support both eCQMs and clinical decision support—can be adopted by healthcare organizations… Read More »

‘We must decide what needs to be done’: World Health Organization plans Thursday decision on coronavirus emergency declaration

Global health officials will decide Thursday whether to declare a public health emergency over the coronavirus as cases multiply in Wuhan, China. “The continued increase in cases and the evidence of human-to-human transmission outside China are of course both deeply concerning,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization director-general, said Wednesday of his decision to hold… Read More »

Trump administration announces plans to ‘roll back’ Michelle Obama school lunch rules

LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 23: Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a rally for When We All Vote’s National Week of Action at Chaparral High School on September 23, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Obama is the founder and a co-chairwoman of the organization that aims to help people register and to vote.… Read More »

JPM20: Tenet outlines plans to ‘aggressively’ scale outpatient surgery unit

Tenet outlined its long-term strategy to investors Tuesday during the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, with plans to aggressively expand its outpatient surgery unit by allocating at least $ 175 million each year to buy ambulatory surgery centers throughout the country. United Surgical Partners International “is tightly tied to our overall strategy,”… Read More »