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Tag: Medicare

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National 3M study finds differences in health care delivery system performance for Medicare beneficiaries in low socioeconomic areas

April 25, 2022

Medicare beneficiaries in low socioeconomic status (SES) areas have fewer physician and care management visits and are less likely to be admitted from the emergency department for low severity medical […]

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Three questions with Susan Salek: Classifying data and sharing information

Feb. 3, 2022 / By Kelli Christman, Susan Salek

I sat down with 3M Health Information Systems Business Director of Grouper Applications and Payer Services Susan Salek to discuss 2022 trends for payers and how 3M methodologies were created […]

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Riding on Amtrak – Excited about the path ahead (for health care)

Jan. 20, 2022 / By Megan Carr

As I hopped on an Amtrak train to go to a meeting (something I haven’t done in a long time!), I pulled out my laptop to start reading emails – […]

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Where we’ve been and where we’re going: A 50-year perspective on health policy

June 25, 2021 / By Megan Carr, Chet Stroyny

I recently had the opportunity to talk with Chet Stroyny, a program manager for Regulatory and Government Affairs at 3M Health Information Systems, about his 50-year career in the health […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Giving small physician practices a larger voice

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore. And with me today is Dr. Jen Brull, who is a family physician and vice […]

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Linking quality to financial outcomes: The foundation for value

Feb. 24, 2021 / By Dawn Weimar, RN

Many Medicaid programs, health plans, and ACOs are looking for new strategies to offset tight budgets. COVID-19 has dealt severe blows to the economy, state budgets and the provision of […]

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Making sense of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Feb. 3, 2021 / By Megan Carr

The effort to develop vaccines against COVID-19 has been extraordinary and the process to distribute the vaccines needs to be just as successful—not only for the country overall, but also […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Planning for the future during a time of crisis

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore. And with me today is Matt Eyles, the president and CEO of America’s Health […]

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The projected middle-income senior affordable supportive housing crunch

Jan. 24, 2020 / By Gretchen Mills

I took advantage of the quieter work environment over the holidays to catch up on my policy reading. The Health Affairs top ten articles from 2019 included “The Forgotten Middle: […]

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MedPAC evaluation of readmission reduction program, no change in recommendations to Congress

Sept. 23, 2019 / By Gretchen Mills

MedPAC, the advisory commission to Congress for Medicare, presented its evaluation of the Medicare Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) at the September meeting. The HRRP was enacted in 2010. In […]

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Eyes on Eylea and Lucentis

Aug. 9, 2019 / By Divya Verma, RHIA

Recently, I came across an OIG announcement “Review of Medicare Part B Claims for Intravitreal Injections of Eylea and Lucentis” released in June 2019. Upon reading this announcement, I pulled […]

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Article: Chart Conundrums: Be Mindful of PA Documentation

With Kelly Long, BS, CPC, CPCO

In her article, Kelly Long, CPC, discusses the importance of accurate and compliant physician assistant reimbursement.