Articles On: Care Innovation

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    Medicare Advantage Premiums to Decrease, Benefits to Increase

    On September 24, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the average premium for a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan in 2021 would drop by an average of 34% compared to the 2017 premium. CMS also revealed that record number of MA plans would be offering in-home benefits.

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    Building a Better Model for Care at Home

    "Building a Better Model for Care at Home,” an AHIP webinar presented by CareCentrix, featured Mary Naylor, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology, Director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health; Terri Maxwell Ph.D., APRN, Chief Clinical Officer, Turn-Key Health, a CareCentrix Company; and Melissa Carr, General Manager, Home Services, CareCentrix

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  • 7 Highlights from 2018 in Healthcare: More Fits Than Starts

    7 Highlights from 2018 in Healthcare: More Fits Than Starts

    The year 2018 was blissfully quiet on the healthcare front. There were no major overhauls of the industry, the Affordable Care Act was not repealed, despite a lot of noise to that effect in Washington, and there were no major market failures among the big payers.

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  • Memo to Amazon: Make the Healthcare System Put Patients First

    Memo to Amazon: Make the Healthcare System Put Patients First

    Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway are teaming up to lower healthcare costs. Just the announcement of this dream team of disruption and value creation sent shares of health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers plunging and has everyone speculating about what’s next.

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    The Future of Ambulatory Surgery

    Ambulatory surgery blossomed in the pre-Internet era, and new technologies will likely accelerate this trend while reducing complications and readmissions.

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