Tag Archives: Changes

How IT collaboration changes prospects for high-risk babies

Hundreds of babies are born addicted to drugs every day. According to estimates from the National Council on Drug Abuse, 32,000 babies were born with neonatal abstinence syndrome between 2004 and 2014—that’s one baby every 15 minutes. Infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) experience intense symptoms during periods of withdrawal and are often completely inconsolable.… Read More »

Medicare Advantage revenue expected to increase 1.59 percent under proposed rate changes

Medicare Advantage payment rates for 2020 are expected to increase revenue by 1.59 percent, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Wednesday, in releasing the second half of proposed MA and Part D payment and policy updates. This expected average change in revenue is smaller than the 1.84 percent of 2019. It does not… Read More »

The new exercise guidelines: Any changes for you?

It’s likely you already know that regular exercise helps prevent chronic disease, such as diabetes and heart problems, while improving your overall health, mood, and quality of life. It can sharpen mental function, boost concentration, and help you sleep. And the new exercise and physical activity guidelines issued by the federal government’s Office of Disease… Read More »