Social determinants of health and wellbeing play a vital role in care delivery, it is crucial for stakeholders to handle the data ethically and transparently to obtain better outcomes.
State Medicaid programs are successful in deploying programs to address the social determinants of health, but are facing concerns about sustainable funding & community health partnership, as per the new research published in Health Affairs.
The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights has decided to reduce the annual limit of civil penalties applied to HIPAA violations for three of the four penalty tiers.
The study reveals that of the value-based care solutions initiatives implemented, half of them are multipayer in scope. While only four states have had little or no value-based payment activity.
The cost of hiring and training new physicians is a major drain on hospitals, especially those with high turnover.