Affordable Care Act and Medicaid - When people enroll in health insurance through the federal marketplace exchange, the system also determines whether they are eligible for Medicaid. The Medicaid applications are sent to the state for review and then to social services departments in individual counties for processing. #ACA #healthinsurance #healthcare #exchange - www.healthcoverageally.com
Spotlight on Embedded Case Management: The Face of Care Coordination | The Healthcare Intelligence Network is the leading online source of healthcare business information. Case managers working inside patient-centered medical homes and accountable care organizations are becoming bigger players in primary care. About half of healthcare organizations embed or co-locate case managers at points of care, according to new market research by HIN. - www.healthcoverageally.com
5 Forces That Will Change HealthCare Marketing - In the healthcare industry, powerful demographic, economic, societal, technology and legislative forces are converging to change the underlying basis for competition. For health systems, new economic models, disruptive technologies and transformation of care delivery systems are front and center – challenging marketing executives to better understand and anticipate the impact of this change.
Hospitals brace for billing, treatment challenges serving veterans - A new federal policy to refer more veterans for care outside the overwhelmed Veterans Affairs health system could end up straining some non-VA hospitals with lags in reimbursement and patients who have needs that civilian providers aren't accustomed to treating. #VA #ACA #wait #lists #time - www.healthcoverageally.com