Topic: Chronic Conditions
To attract more doctors to primary care, CMS is reforming Medicare payment systems—paying more for managing care for patients with chronic conditions.
The deal will allow the organizations to expand their reach via 700 care sites and 139 hospitals across 28 states.
The incentives of the healthcare payment system have made it far more lucrative to treat severe, dangerous asthma attacks than to prevent them.
Savings for MSSP accountable organizations may not be driven by better coordinated care for high-risk patients, according to a new study.
Researchers say identifying key public health issues first will help agencies determine what specific data sets will help with outreach efforts.
CVS and Aetna are promising that their $69 billion merger will “revolutionize the consumer healthcare experience.”
A record number of physicians are seeking certification in obesity medicine.
Food allergies have been rising in recent years, and the result can be measured not just in patient morbidity but in financial costs to the healthcare system.
In 2019, the Medicare Advantage value-based insurance design model will expand to an additional 15 states.
New research from New York University shows mHealth tools can have a substantial impact on clinical outcomes for patients managing Type 2 diabetes.