The COVID-19 pandemic has upended every sector of the economy. Within health care, the pandemic has prompted dramatic innovation but also deeply disrupted the practice of medicine. To meet the demands of the initial COVID-19 surge, and to protect patients and staff, health care facilities across the country canceled elective procedures and outpatient visits. Patients, fearful of contracting the virus, also avoided care for emergent and urgent conditions...READ MORE
The Trump administration on Thursday issued its final rule requiring nearly all health insurers and self-insured plans to disclose pricing and cost-sharing information. The Transparency in Coverage rule will force employer health plans and insurance companies to post in-network and out-of-network rates they negotiate with providers...READ MORE
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Back in June we conducted a webinar titled Power Over Uncertainty - Five Steps for ACOs to Take Now, where we outlined five steps we suggested ACOs take to improve quality outcomes, while also ensuring organizational sustainability...READ MORE
Health systems looking for the right balance between telehealth and in-person care shouldn't think of one service as a replacement for the other. Rather, they should be complementary. That's the strategy being used at Sutter Health. And Chris Waugh, chief innovation officer at the California-based 24-hospital network, says that strategy will come into play more often as the network looks to incorporate more connected health platforms and tools to meet the needs of patients during and after the coronavirus pandemic...READ MORE
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