McAllen, Texas
Medicare

By Ellen Chang, Contributor to Aunt Bertha A town with a population of 143,433 based on the latest census estimates, McAllen gained notoriety in 2009 when Atul Gawande, a surgeon, chronicled the healthcare costs of the 21st largest city in Texas. In his 2009 article for the New Yorker called “The Cost Conundrum,” Gawande found…

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by Trudie Bruno, Customer Success Manager Earlier this month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new initiative termed Medicare ET3, or Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model.1 Although the program will largely serve Medicare beneficiaries, it has the potential to create a long-term impact on how Americans think about transportation,…

Gold Circle Marks
Medicare

Health insurance plans will start to provide more social need benefits for patients.

Gold Circle Marks
Medicare

The healthcare reimbursement landscape is changing with the realization that addressing social, environmental, and behavioral needs are key to improving health outcomes and lowering healthcare costs.