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.
Forty-one influenza-associated pediatric deaths have occurred during the 2018-2019 flu season, reported to CDC as of Feb. 16, according to CDC’s most recent FluView report.