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Ensuring the flow of health information is critical to meeting the challenges of COVID-19 by for example, facilitating telehealth and reporting of data related to the pandemic. More
The COVID-19 pandemic poses grave threats to our country’s fragile primary care system. In a new blog post co-published with the United Hospital Fund (UHF), Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller and UHF President Anthony Shih, MD, point out that commercial insurers in many places can do more to protect primary care’s viability. More
The authors make the case for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to implement risk-adjusted, prospective primary care payments now for all practices to meet better people’s needs—for the current COVID-19 crisis, for routine care, and for future crises yet unknown. More
Anne-marie Boxall of the University of Sydney suggests that the US look to Australia—another federation in which the powers of government are divided between the federal government and smaller state, territory, or county governments—for ideas on responding to COVID-19. More
Susan Birch and MaryAnne Lindeblad of the Washington State Health Care Authority, which oversees care for 2.5 million Medicaid beneficiaries and public employees, and State Representative Eileen Cody outline the major initiatives taken to contain the spread of COVID-19 in their state. More
Telehealth can help bolster the front lines of primary care and mental health delivery in these challenging times. However, there is only a patchwork of policies in place that determine whether and how telehealth services will be covered by insurance. More
As the state’s largest health care purchaser, the Washington State Health Authority has set the pace in shifting to telehealth to enable primary care and behavioral health care providers to reach vulnerable residents. More
As the country’s health care sector mobilizes to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher Koller says the health insurance industry must not sit on the sidelines. More
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