New frontier: Predicting who will use opioids
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1d ago
EXAM ROOMIt might be possible to predict who’s at risk for opioid use disorder, an ailment driving tens of thousands of overdose deaths each year.How so? Artificial intelligence systems built on machine learning offered “clinically valid and useful” insights into patients’ risk for OUD, according to a recent study published in JMIR Medical Informatics.The AI ..read more
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Creating Supportive Partnerships Between Medicaid and Tribal Communities
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Medicaid can partner with tribal communities to better serve their members, who face persistent and significant health disparities. But before deciding how to address tribal needs, it is critical for Medicaid agencies to forge strong partnerships by actively listening to what the tribes need and want. This episode of the Medicaid Leadership Exchange podcast explores ..read more
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CMS’ primary care model launches in 8 states
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CMS' making care primary model launched July 1 with 133 participants representing 772 practices across the U.S.Participants in the model are based in eight states: Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina and Washington.The program, which runs through 2034, aims to improve care management and coordination, help primary care providers partner ..read more
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Inside CMS’ proposed OPPS, ASC, and MPFS rules
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1d ago
CMS on Wednesday issued new proposed rules updating the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System, and Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) for calendar year (CY) 2025. 6 things cancer leaders must know about CMS' 2024 final rulesChanges to the OPPS/ASC payment systemIn the proposed rule, CMS would increase the OPPS ..read more
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Friday at Five – 5 Key Provisions of the CMS Medicaid Managed Care Final Rule
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By Karen Brach, Managing Director, Sellers DorseyHealthcare professionals and other industry stakeholders are now familiar with CMS’ final rule, “Medicaid Program; Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Managed Care Access, Finance, and Quality (CMS-2439-F).” They’re also familiar with the rule’s intention — to build stronger managed care programs to better meet the needs of ..read more
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Podcast: The Chevron Deference is Dead. What Now? w/ Andrew Twinamatsiko
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Health Affairs' Jeff Byers welcomes Andrew Twinamatsiko of O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law back to the program to discuss the Supreme Court's recent overturning of the Chevron doctrine and the implications for health policy moving forward ..read more
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The 40-Year Pandemic: The Science And Politics Of HIV/AIDS
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In “Dispatches from the AIDS Pandemic: A Public Health Story,” authors Kevin DeCock, Harold Jaffe, and James Curran sketch a detailed and fascinating picture of how a vital federal agency – the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – responded to the emergence of what would be the defining public health crisis of the ..read more
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Underregulated Nonprofit Hospitals: Hindering Competition Without Benefitting Communities
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Nonprofit hospitals are deemed tax exempt by the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) in exchange for an obligation to provide charitable contributions to the community. Specifically, the 1956 Revenue Ruling 56-185 defines the “charity care standard” that enables hospitals to qualify for nonprofit status by providing care to “indigent members of the community” at reduced or ..read more
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AI Regulation: Microsoft Leaves OpenAI, Senate Probes and Calls for Balance
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3d ago
As artificial intelligence reshapes the tech landscape, regulators and lawmakers are scrambling to keep pace. Microsoft’s withdrawal from OpenAI’s board, an upcoming Senate hearing on AI privacy, and expert calls for a new regulatory approach highlight the complex challenges facing the AI industry and its overseers.Microsoft Cuts Ties With OpenAI Board Microsoft has reportedly pulled ..read more
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Three Big AI Concerns Right Now
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3d ago
A lot of us have questions about AI, and when you listen to, say, 100 people voicing their concerns, you can tell that the bigger fundamental questions are often the same ones pretty much across the board.Recently, we were sitting in lecture hall with an audience of students and young professionals, trying to understand some ..read more
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