October 16, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Why do some patients seem so unwilling to talk about food insecurity?

October 15, 2019
Medicare Web

Patients who receive enabling services are more likely to visit a health center, get a routine health checkup, receive a flu shot, and be satisfied with their medical care, according to a new study.

October 9, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: What are bundled payments and who benefits from them?

October 8, 2019
Medicare Web

Positive case management outcomes are most commonly associated with offering high-intensity interventions and developing multidisciplinary care plans for high-need patients, according to a new study.

October 2, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Which codes need to be used when billing for the social determinants of health?

October 1, 2019
Medicare Web

CMS issued a final rule last week reforming the discharge planning process for hospitals, critical access hospitals, and home health agencies that participate in Medicare and Medicaid.

September 25, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: Where can case managers find ethical guidance on end-of-life issues?

September 24, 2019
Medicare Web

Despite increasing recognition of the importance of the social determinants of health, only 24% of hospitals and 16% of physician offices in the U.S. screen for all five social needs prioritized by CMS, according to a new study.

September 18, 2019
Medicare Web

Q: How can case managers help ensure that bias doesn’t interfere with patient care?

September 17, 2019
Medicare Web

More than two-thirds of Americans surveyed had at least one unmet social need in the past year and more than a quarter said an unmet social need has been a barrier to health, according to a report released in June by Kaiser Permanente.

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