Research shows that social determinants of health (SDoH)—such as housing, transportation, access to healthy food and more—are linked to patient outcomes. Managed care organizations are partnering with community and social support providers to address SDoH to deliver better health outcomes.
Data can help health plans identify medically at-risk members and intervene with the appropriate prevention and wellness programs to keep them as healthy as possible and avoid a costly trip to the doctor or emergency room.
In rural areas, doctors are like a revolving door, rarely staying in one place for long. There are disparities in healthcare access in rural America, but technology may be a solution to increasing healthcare access.
Several years ago at a national healthcare conference, Chris Mahai, now the President of Aveus, a division of Medecision, joined a small breakout group discussion and met Deborah Gage, CEO of Medecision, across the table.
The open window to apply for CMS’ Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI)-Advanced closed on June 24, 2019, but there’s still plenty of opportunity for health systems to move forward with value-based care and care management initiatives — and the care redesign they represent.