Medicare Advantage: A Study in Population Health Management
Health Affairs recently ran an extremely in-depth blog post, authored by multiple healthcare IT professionals, covering a study on population health management in Medicare Advantage.
The salient points included strategies for the practice of population health management, including:
- Wellness promotion
- Chronic disease management
- Elder care strategies
- Reduced readmissions
- Provider support
The MA [Medicare Advantage] experience reveals that PHM involves design and implementation of both extensive and intensive services to manage the needs of a complex population. Ultimately what matters is the extent to which these interventions are successful in improving quality and reducing costs.
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