CMS Asks About Social Needs Data, Advocates Say Focus On Outcomes

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / October 3, 2019 at 12:27 PM
CMS announced Thursday (Oct. 3) that it is exploring releasing program data on social determinants of health from its Accountable Health Communities model and asked stakeholders what type of data from the model would be the most useful. HHS gathered providers, hospitals and social determinants advocates for a roundtable discussion on using social determinants of health data to improve health outcomes on Thursday (Oct 3.) An HHS spokesperson told Inside Health Policy that a full report, including recommendations that...

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