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Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier for you to see your health history

August 5th, 2019

CNBC posted “Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier for you to see your health history”, which highlights the CARIN Alliance, a coalition of health and tech companies, piloting a set of technical specifications for sharing health claims. View the article here.

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CARIN Alliance Pilots Healthcare API to Ease Health Data Exchange

August 5th, 2019

Xtelligent posted “CARIN Alliance Pilots Healthcare API to Ease Health Data Exchange”, which highlights the CARIN Alliance piloting an application programming interface (API), to improve health data exchange, announced at the 2019 Blue Botton Developers Conference. View the article here.

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Medicaid Leaders Should Improve NEMT Services, Study Urges

July 25th, 2019

HealthLeaders posted “Medicaid Leaders Should Improve NEMT Services, Study Urges”, highlighting the latest white paper from Leavitt Partners, entitled “Moving Forward Together,” regarding strategies to improve Medicaid’s non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) benefit. View the article here.

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Medicaid and its Transportation Benefit

July 25th, 2019

POLITICO posted “Medicaid and its Transportation Benefit”, highlighting a recent report from Leavitt Partners regarding strategies to improve Medicaid’s non-emergency medical transportation benefit. View the article here.

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Leavitt Partners Releases “Moving Forward Together” White Paper

July 24th, 2019

Salt Lake City, July 24, 2019—Today, Leavitt Partners released a new white paper, “Moving Forward Together: Opportunities to Improve Program Integrity in Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation.” This paper examines Medicaid’s non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) benefit and makes specific recommendations on key actions federal and state policymakers can take to improve program integrity. The recommendations were […]

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Moving Forward Together: Opportunities to Improve Program Integrity in Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

July 24th, 2019

This white paper reviews the non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) benefit in Medicaid, with a focus on improving the program integrity of the NEMT benefit. The NEMT benefit enables Medicaid beneficiaries who lack reliable sources of transportation to use a benefit that will ensure they can access their primary care provider, dialysis appointment, child wellness check-up, […]

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Leavitt Partners Welcomes Mark Hendrickson to the Firm

July 17th, 2019

Salt Lake City, July 17, 2019 –Today, Leavitt Partners welcomes Mark Hendrickson as a Senior Director based in our Washington, D.C. office. Mark comes to Leavitt Partners with more than 20 years of experience in health care policy and government affairs roles in Washington, D.C. advocacy. Mark most recently served as Senior Director of Sciences […]

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Specialists Help Drive Skilled Nursing Usage Cuts in ACOs

July 16th, 2019

Skilled Nursing News posted “Specialists Help Drive Skilled Nursing Usage Cuts in ACOs”, highlighting research from Leavitt Partners regarding ACOs shifting money away from skilled nursing. View the article here.

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