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Uninsured rate dips to record low, holds steady
Lowest rate achieved since 2008
Study: Interoperability remains a challenge in using data, analytics
72% of organizations use more than 10 electronic interfaces to collect data
Exchange plans beat out premiums of off-exchange plans by 40%
The least expensive plans offered by UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, Cigna and Assurant were over 40% more expensive on average than the least expensive plans on the exchanges
Medicare increases hepatitis C testing, despite high treatment costs
Industry experts question whether the high cost of treatment is beneficial to patients and health plans
Price transparency comes to the forefront
Clear, actionable comes to the forefront
Plans focus on star ratings in light of ACA pay cuts
Payment cuts to Medicare Advantage prompt plans to narrow their networks.
Health IT has new home
Center aims to transform healthcare through collaboration on the latest in health IT.
HHS video contest targets young people, raises awareness about health reform
Video contest aims to raise awareness about health reform and encourage young people to take advantage of the benefits of health insurance.
Plans collaborate with AMA to save $8 billion in claims
More than $8 billion has been saved this year as a result of the American Medical Association's (AMA) Heal the Claims Process campaign
Sleep treatments vary in price
Medicare payments for sleep testing increased by $173 million from 2001 to 2009.
Behavioral health pilot aims for value over volume
Integrating mental health and behavioral health unlocks a value proposition
Adjudication errors drop by 50%, sloppy claims still cost billions
Much to the delight of providers, insurers have reduced claims-processing errors by a substantial amount thanks to streamlined adjudication.
More primary care physicians turning away Medicaid patients
Medicaid populations might soon be facing additional problems in accessing care
Americans give in to junkfood, plans aim to find out why
Sure, you need to eat right and exercise, but why aren't you doing it?
Earn their trust, earn their cash
Managing consulting firm Peppers & Rogers Group released the results of its Trustability in Health Care study, which showed that consumers are willing to pay more for services from trustworthy health insurers. Respondents said they would be willing to pay on average $30 a month more to do business with a health insurer they trust, with some willing to pay up to $100 a month total
AMCP announces new CEO
Edith Rosato will take over for long-time CEO Judith Cahill, who announced retirement plans earlier this year.
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