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.
American Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), is a trade group and it has unveiled an initiative to address social determinants of health and wellbeing.
Also, study confirms that most patients have at least one social determinant of health and wellbeing (SDoH) challenge.
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 new rule will come to effect in the 2020 plan year and will allow Medicare Advantage to offer telehealth service as part of their basic benefit package.