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CMS Temporarily Suspends Risk Adjustment Payments

Update July 26: Just this week CMS found a work around of the court ruling, issuing  an interim rule, the “Ratification and Reissuance of...
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The Illinois Opioid Crisis

Hardly a day passes by without a news story on opioids. The opioid epidemic has hit the United States hard, and Illinois has not...
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Wisconsin Political Roundup- June Edition

In our third edition of the Wisconsin Political Round Up, Nathan Houdek and Andrew Hitt take a closer look at both sides of the...
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What Does It Take to Make a Community Healthier? Ask Fond Du Lac County,...

I had the good fortune to be in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin recently to give a presentation as part of the unveiling of their...
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Recent Regulations and Rulings Continue to Shift Healthcare Landscape

Recent regulatory action from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to shift healthcare decisions to the states and ease rules that...
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Wisconsin Seeks $200M for Reinsurance

The Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) formally submitted the 1332 waiver request on April 18. This waiver request, authorized in section 1332...
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Health Payers and Providers Making Big Bets on Social Determinants – updated 3/20/19

Update: if you found this article helpful, you might also be interested in the March 19th article in MedPageToday, “Social Determinants of Health an...
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Making Good Health Profitable Part 1: A Conversation with Michael Heifetz and Karen Timberlake

In part 1 of this 3-part series, we discuss the delivery of healthcare and payment system. Interested in the latest in Wisconsin politics and government? Sign...