Articles by CareCentrix

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    5 Highlights from 2019 in Healthcare: The Forest for the Trees

    When looking back on 2019’s healthcare news stories, the famous expression regarding the forest for the trees comes to mind. Remembering the distinction between the two is important, as focusing too much on the healthcare headlines of the day may result in missing the bigger picture.

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    Power Outages and Care at Home

    On November 21, 2019, California’s major power utility, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) announced that its latest round of systematized power outages had concluded and they would begin restoring power to the (more than 40,000) Northern California residents who had been without power for the duration of the week. For thousands of Californians, the outages were more than just a mere inconvenience, and for many, being unable to access electricity is a matter of life and death.

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  • Why Dialysis Is Heading Home

    As the number of CKD patients continues to grow, so does the need for home dialysis.

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  • Post-Acute Care Needs of Medicaid Patients

    After discharge from an acute care facility, patients covered by Medicaid and those covered by commercial insurance tend to have different requirements in several subtle, yet important ways.

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  • Why Health Plans Should Focus on Post-Acute Care

    The costs of post-acute care have been rising faster on average than those of all other sectors of the healthcare market, with a 70% increase in a decade. As much as 40% of the total costs of a hospitalizable event is spent on post-acute care.

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