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Queen’s offers new program to improve care for Medicare patients

The Queen’s Health Systems has launched a first-in-Hawaii program, called the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization, to provide Medicare patients with improved access to care providers. “This program will help keep Medi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Smaller accountable-care organizations were among top performers in 2017

Balance ACO, which cared for about 6,000 patients, earned a $12.8 million bonus payment from the Medicare Shared Savings Program To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 8th, 2018

Comprehensive Disease Management Program Provides Full Range of Care

Our Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM) program focuses on providing patients with palliative care and relief from symptoms, pain, and stress caused by serious illness, in addition to assisting them with completing advanced directives and discussing.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2019

Single-payer health care would benefit patients and workers, union leaders say

Plus:  State to receive $40M from Suboxone distributor New coalition wants input on personal-assistance-program savings  Health tech company buys licensing rights to Sinai’s biometrics... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2019

State to end FIDA program for dual eligible beneficiaries

The state is abandoning an insurance product meant to provide integrated care for dual Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and better manage their health care costs. Its Fully Integrated Duals... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2019

Medicare is a good deal for most older Americans, but it is neither free nor easy

People 65 and older are preparing to make their health-care and prescription drug choices for 2020 through the federal program......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 13th, 2019

Healthfirst to provide transition program for Medicare members

Healthfirst has partnered with Coordinated Behavioral Care to provide the latter's Pathway Home transition services to certain Medicare, Dual Eligible and Medicaid Advantage Plus members in the Bronx... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2019

It is a good deal for most older Americans, but Medicare is neither free nor easy

People 65 and older are preparing to make their health-care and prescription drug choices for 2020 through the federal program......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 11th, 2019

It’s a good deal for most older Americans, but Medicare is neither free nor easy

People 65 and older are preparing to make their health-care and prescription drug choices for 2020 through the federal program......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 11th, 2019

It’s a good deal for most older Americans, but Medicare is neither free nor easy

People 65 and older are preparing to make their health-care and prescription drug choices for 2020 through the federal program......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 11th, 2019

This health care system seeks to improve quality of life for employees, patients and community

It has been successful in its efforts to recruit, train and retain talent from different backgrounds in several ways......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2019

Medicare will cut funding for 22 KC-area hospitals because of high readmission rates

Medicare cut payments to 22 Kansas City-area hospitals this year for having too many patients end up back in their care within a month, according to a Kaiser Health News analysis. The penalties are based on the frequency of readmissions for Medicar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2019

Dignity, embroiled in kickback investigation, was already under court order for alleged Medicare violations

San Francisco-based Dignity Health, one of the Sacramento region's largest health care providers, was already under a federal order to monitor compliance with federal health program rules during the time when one of its nurses allegedly took kickba.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2019

This College Offers An Online Medical Cannabis Program For Health Care Professionals

The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, a school focused on integrative health care education, is now offering an accredited, college-level Medical Cannabis for Healthcare Professionals program. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 27th, 2019

Next Avenue: What experts say about Bernie Sanders’s plan for long-term care

The long-term care coverage part of Sanders’ plan isn’t as simple as a single Medicare For All program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 22nd, 2019

Next Avenue: What experts say about Bernie Sanders’ plan for long-term care

The long-term care coverage part of Sanders’ plan isn’t as simple as a single Medicare For All program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 22nd, 2019

In push to find more nursing help, SSM turns to a familiar talent pool

The St. Louis-based health care system offers program to retrain nurses who left the field but want to return.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2019

HBR: Apple’s pact with 13 health care systems might actually disrupt the industry

A world in which patients have ready access to their own electronic data with the help of facilitators like Apple creates almost unfathomable opportunities to improve health care and health......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2018

Retirees, beware of your Medicare costs rising by over 200%

Changes made to this federal retiree health-care program are kicking in this year, and that will lead to rising premiums for high-income beneficiaries. Here is what's going on and how you can deal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 3rd, 2018

Mass. patients use more expensive imaging services, more often

MRIs, CAT scans and other expensive imaging services are more often ordered by Massachusetts doctors — a problem that is contributing to the state’s high health care costs, according to recently released state data. Medicare spent $762.1 millio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2018

CareFirst: Patient care program has saved $1.2B in health care costs

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says its seven-year-old program encouraging primary care doctors to work more closely with people has saved regional patients an estimated $1.2 billion on their health care. Spearheaded by CEO Chet Burrell, the Bal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2018