Advocates Ask For Social Determinants Support, EHR Restructuring

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / June 12, 2019 at 12:28 PM
Beneficiary advocates called on CMS to provide more support for plans to tackle social determinants of health, including information on funding streams and support for community partners in working with Medicare Advantage plans to provide services, with one group saying that harmonizing social determinants data with electronic health records remains a challenge. Allyson Schwartz, CEO and president of the Better Medicare Alliance and former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, praised new supplemental benefits available to MA plans during...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting on drug pricing reforms, Medicaid policy, FDA news and much more.