Healthcare Business Weekly Update, March 20, 2017
March 20, 2017  Vol. XVIII, No. 52
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  1. CMS Launches 'Connected Care' Tookits for Medicare Chronic Care Management Providers

  2. Chronic Care Management Reimbursement Compliance: Physician Requirements for Value-Based Revenue

  3. HHS Secretary Price Refutes CBO Data on Proposed American Health Care Act

  4. MedPAC Favors Unified Payment System for Post-Acute Care; Estimates $30 Billion Savings Over Ten Years

  5. HINfographic: Home Visits Curb Readmissions and ER Utilization

  6. 9 Protocols to Promote Patient Engagement in High-Risk, High-Cost Populations

  7. Downloadable 2017 Social Determinants of Health Metrics: Scarcity of Supportive Services Hampers SDOH Linkages

  8. '500 Cities' Web Site Maps Health Conditions, Behaviors and Risk Factors Impacting Chronic Disease: CDC

  9. Post-Discharge Home Visits: 5 Pillars to Reduce Readmissions and Engage High-Risk Patients

  10. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Care Coordination

  11. Patient-Generated Data and Genomic Data Expected to Be Among the Most Useful Healthcare Data Sources in Next 5 Years

  12. New Chart: Top Clinical Conditions Targeted for Care Coordination

  13. Palliative Care Consults for Patients with Advanced Cancers Reduce Hospitalization and Improve Quality of Care

  14. Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System

  15. Depression Doubles Long-Term Risk of Death After Heart Disease Diagnosis, New Study Finds

  16. Using QRUR Tables to Highlight High-Value Medicare Referral Patterns

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