Researchers compare day hospital and impatient depression treatment; Florida must repay $267M in overpaid Medicaid funds;

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> Researchers analyzed the difference between treatment of patients with depression at both day hospitals and inpatient stays, according to a new study published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. Study

> Florida hospitals must repay the federal government $267 million in overpaid Medicaid funds for low-income patients, Tampa Bay Business Journal reported. Article

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> Medicare Advantage has been a hot-button issue this year, with billions of dollars in overpayments, controversial payment changes, and provider network cuts. So what else is in store for insurers offering Medicare Advantage plans? They can expect more competition and less reimbursement. Article

> Many insurers use reference pricing to save money by directing people toward lower-cost providers, according to D Healthcare Daily. Article

> While most value-based contracts include shared savings, payers are ready to transform these methods to include more risk for primary care providers, according to AIS Health. Article

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