Tag Archives: Care

CMS to display the star ratings for Affordable Care Act exchange plans

For the first time, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is requiring the display of five-star ratings for health plans offered on the Affordable Care Act exchanges, beginning with the 2020 open enrollment season. Along with the quality of the plan, the star ratings will compare prices. Consumers can view both on the exchange… Read More »

VA unveils new app to connect veterans with care, help with data sharing

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs this week announced a new mobile application it says will help simplify and organize existing resources into one  location to help manage health care needs. WHY IT MATTERSThe Launchpad App for Veterans brings several VA applications aimed at veterans and their caregivers into one location, and will be updated… Read More »

Duke, Cerner study seeks to give docs more insights into care

Duke Clinical Research Institute and electronic health records vendor Cerner are testing the Cerner Learning Health Network. The network is designed to let clinicians more easily and efficiently gain insights that can guide the care they offer, along with help from automated clinical research registries. The organizations will use the Cerner Health Network to evaluate… Read More »