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McAlester graduates support Medicaid expansion citizen-led ballot initiative

August 22nd, 2019

McAlester News-Capital published “McAlester graduates support Medicaid expansion citizen-led ballot initiative,” highlighting a 2013 Leavitt Partners study evaluating Oklahoma’s Medicaid program to provide recommendations on improvements. View the article here.

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Key Facts to Know About Medicaid Expansion Proposal

August 22nd, 2019

An Oklahoma Watch article entitled “Key Facts to Know About Medicaid Expansion Proposal” highlights a 2013 Leavitt Partners study regarding Medicaid expansion. View the article here.

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The Growing Push For Medicaid ACOs

August 7th, 2019

Open Minds posted “The Growing Push For Medicaid ACOs”, which highlights the Leavitt Partners white paper “The Medicaid ACO Landscape” regarding the increasing prevalence of Medicaid ACOs. View the article here.

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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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The Medicaid ACO Landscape

May 1st, 2019

This white paper provides insight into the number, geographic dispersion, characteristics, and success of Medicaid ACOs as of the end of 2018. This snapshot of Medicaid ACOs was created using data from Torch Insight™, a proprietary analytics platform and compendium of health care data. Although Medicaid ACOs have not grown to the same extent as […]

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Leavitt Partners Releases “The 2018 ACO Survey: Unique Paths to Success” White Paper

March 29th, 2019

Salt Lake City, March 29, 2019—Today, Leavitt Partners released “The 2018 ACO Survey: Unique Paths to Success.” This white paper reports the findings from the 2nd Annual ACO Survey of 203 Accountable Care Organizations, conducted in collaboration with the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS), to better understand current trends and predict future developments relating to […]

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HL7® Launches FHIR® Accelerator Program

February 11th, 2019

Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability in health care information technology with affiliates in more than 30 countries, launched the HL7 FHIR® Accelerator Program. As part of that, the CARIN Alliance has recently been approved as an HL7 FHIR Accelerator project. Ryan Howells, CARIN Alliance Project Manager and Principal at Leavitt […]

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