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Beneficiaries’ lack of Medicare knowledge could lead to dissatisfaction in plans

More than two-thirds of Medicare beneficiaries find their insurance confusing and difficult to understand, according to a recent survey by MedicareAdvantage.com, which also revealed that many don’t grasp basic insurance terminology. The study sample included 1,000 respondents enrolled in Medicare and took place over August 17 to 19. Participants were quizzed about topics ranging from… Read More »

India, hoping to challenge Chinese dominance, plans API production push: report

The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused a host of problems in the global pharmaceutical supply chain—particularly in China, a major producer of drug ingredients. Now, seeing an opportunity, India is reportedly working on a plan to supersize its own ingredient manufacturing to combat Chinese dominance in the market.  The Indian government is planning to escalate domestic production… Read More »

Apervita’s NCQA approval helps health plans speed VBC analysis

Value-based care platform provider Apervita says it is the first company to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for electronic clinical quality measures using a clinical quality language-based engine. The company’s newly certified CQL-based engine—based on HL7 logic standards that support both eCQMs and clinical decision support—can be adopted by healthcare organizations… Read More »

‘We must decide what needs to be done’: World Health Organization plans Thursday decision on coronavirus emergency declaration

Global health officials will decide Thursday whether to declare a public health emergency over the coronavirus as cases multiply in Wuhan, China. “The continued increase in cases and the evidence of human-to-human transmission outside China are of course both deeply concerning,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization director-general, said Wednesday of his decision to hold… Read More »

Innovaccer’s real-time insights for MA plans help close care gaps

San Francisco-based Innovaccer has found a way to help Medicare Advantage plans close care gaps, while improving Star ratings, the company contends. Innovaccer’s solution package for MA plans, launched a year ago, includes FHIR ready-APIs, point-of-care alerts, provider performance analytics and holistic patient-360 profiles, according to Kanav Hasija, co-founder and chief product officer at Innovaccer.… Read More »

Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Google hired David Feinberg from Geisinger Health, a system of hospitals based in Pennsylvania, toward the end of 2018 and put him in charge of a newly created division called Google Health. But the company has remained quiet about the division’s scope and goals. Now he’s beginning to talk publicly about his plans, and appeared… Read More »