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Citing unprofitability, UnitedHealthcare announced it would pull out of South Carolina at the end of 2017. It was followed by Coventry, a subsidiary of Aetna, which served 14 of the state’s 46 counties.
As older adults adopt social media physicians and caregivers can utilize this as a way to improve communication and connectedness with older adults reduce some of the loneliness and social isolation experienced by this population.
The most effective care happens when patient engagement is central to the process, not just a check mark on a box related to a business decision or government mandate.
Today, we stand in solidarity against the causes of physician suicide. We must shine a light on the causes and either force them to change or make them irrelevant.
Farzad Mostashari, MD, recently sat down with Medical Economics to weigh in on topics ranging from how his former employer can truly make value-based care attainable for solo and small practices as well as the true fate of private...
A new law in Oklahoma—and proposals in other states—looks to limit the power of maintenance of certification
Despite concessions, DOJ on mission to block merger of health insurers.
If you are a Medicare provider who’s had to post a Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies surety bond, you need to know about about the latest proposed rule change from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...
To help doctors more effectively care for their high-needs patients, the Intensive Outpatient Care Program (IOCP) embeds care coordinators in medical practices.
False Claims Act (FCA) penalties are set to steepen as the Justice Department has revamped the amount healthcare providers must pay for violations.

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