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States Could Utilize AI for Improved Healthcare Interoperability

May 21st, 2018

The Leavitt Partners “Data Challenges and Opportunities: Leveraging Data Analytics, Interoperability, and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Outcomes for State Health and Human Services” white paper was featured in an EHRIntelligence article entitled “States Could Utilize AI for Improved Healthcare Interoperability.” The article provides an overview of the paper’s major finding, including an overview of state […]

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Data Challenges and Opportunities

May 15th, 2018

State health and human services (HHS) enterprises encompass a diverse range of divisions that cover child and adult health, behavioral health, juvenile justice, and more. Although separate, these divisions overlap in the populations they serve. Data, particularly the ability to analyze and share data, can enable these different divisions to work together to improve outcomes. […]

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Leavitt Partners Releases “Data Challenges and Opportunities: Leveraging Data Analytics, Interoperability, and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Outcomes for State Health and Human Services” White Paper

May 15th, 2018

Salt Lake City, May 15, 2018 – Today, Leavitt Partners released “Data Challenges and Opportunities: Leveraging Data Analytics, Interoperability, and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Outcomes for State Health and Human Services.” The white paper examines current obstacles and efforts and discusses opportunities for state health and human services (HHS) enterprises to improve the health of […]

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The Role on SDOH: Moving From Theory to Practice

April 10th, 2018

The Role on Social Determinants of Health: Moving From Theory to Practice. View the recorded webinar.

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Value-Based Payment in Medicaid: Signals for States

February 20th, 2018

During the first year of the Trump administration, states have grappled with many unanswered questions regarding the new administration’s views on value-based payments (VBPs) and how it would approach state-led or Medicaid based payment reform initiatives.

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Leavitt Partners Releases White Paper on “Value-Based Payment in Medicaid: Signals for States”

February 20th, 2018

Salt Lake City, February 20, 2018 –Today, Leavitt Partners released “Value-Based Payment in Medicaid: Signals for States,” a white paper that outlines the Trump administration’s key signals to date and how they might impact state value-based payment (VBP) efforts in 2018 and beyond.

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The National DPP Coverage Toolkit: Timely Tools for Payers Addressing Prediabetes

August 30th, 2017

More than 86 million American adults have prediabetes. That number alone is astounding, but perhaps what is even more concerning is that 9 out of 10 people with prediabetes don’t know they have it. Considering that, in the absence of any health intervention, 15‒30 percent of people with prediabetes will develop type 2 diabetes within five years, effective preventive measures are needed to mitigate a serious public health crisis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is proactively responding to this potential problem by developing and promoting the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) lifestyle change program.

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Adding Complexity to an Already Complex Process

August 15th, 2017

Given the well-publicized challenges with the individual market, carriers’ product development and pricing process for 2018 has been particularly difficult. In an effort to give insurers some reprieve, last week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services extended the deadline for issuers to make changes to their rate filings from August 16 to September 5.[1]  However, […]

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