ACA reporting weighs heavily on employers; The effect of Medicaid expansion on the homeless population

> An article from the Albuquerque Business First offers fives reasons why Affordable Care Act-related reporting was one of the most troublesome experiences for employers in 2016. Article

> Medicaid expansion had led to significant insurance coverage gains in the homeless population, and has also affected funding for providers that serve this population, such as Health Care for the Homeless projects and other health centers, according to a new analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Analysis

> Donald Trump's healthcare plan would result in about 21 million people losing health insurance and cost about $270 billion over 10 years, according to an analysis from the Commitee for a Responsible Federal Budget's Fiscal FactCheck. Analysis

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> With a growing budget, higher enrollment numbers and a rising improper payment rate, Medicaid sustainability depends on better fraud prevention and more accountability from states. Article

> Prescribing practices are at the center of fraud prevention and opioid addiction treatment as New York prepares for a new e-prescribing law and as new opioid addiction legislation passed easily through the U.S. Senate. Article

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3 Keys to the Future of CX in Healthcare

Cut to the chase with this quick-read outlining 3 consumer experience (CX) strategies payers can start using immediately to fuel better outcomes and drive more value in 2021.