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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Growing up as a Black man in this country has been… interesting. Although my parents provided for me and I was fortunate enough to get an education, the differences between how minorities and White people are treated in this country were always apparent, from education to job opportunities—and, notably, in health care and health equity. […]Multicultural Health Care Distinction: Improving Health Equity for AllAlec Bose
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NCQA PCMH in Action: Tennessee

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - In 2013, Tennessee Medicaid (TennCare) launched the Health Care Innovation Initiative, which includes Patient-Centered Medical Home as one of its core strategies. To further their initiative, Tennessee launched a PCMH Program in 2017 to address quality, access and cost. Practices are required to obtain and maintain NCQA PCMH Recognition to participate in the state’s PCMH […]NCQA PCMH in Action: TennesseeAmy Maciejowski
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - More than 5 million people receive long-term services and supports (LTSS) in Medicaid. Around the world, more and more people need long-term services and supports (LTSS). Those who need LTSS include the elderly and those with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, behavioral health issues (including dementia), spinal cord or traumatic brain injuries and other […]Kansas Medicaid Managed Care: Raising the Quality Bar – Includes NCQA LTSS Disti...
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FTC: Lending Club misled people about hidden fees

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If you need to borrow money to consolidate credit card debt, make home or auto repairs, or move across country, a personal loan can help cover your expenses. Most personal loans are unsecured, meaning they don’t require collateral like a house or car, and typically have higher interest rates than secured loans. The FTC recently filed a lawsuit against Lending Club, a company offering personal loans online.
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Publishers Clearing House imposters keep coming

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Who wouldn’t love to be that winner you see on TV holding a great big sweepstakes check? That’s what con artists are counting on when they claim to be Publishers Clearing House. This trick is an oldie but goodie for scammers.
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APIs: A Path to Putting Patients at the Center

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I remember when visiting a city required paper maps and often actual guidebooks. Today, I tap on a map app on my phone, enter my destination, and review options for getting from point A to point B. In recent years, these applications have expanded to integrate ride-sharing, bike-sharing, and public transit information. Map apps provide […]The post APIs: A Path to Putting Patients at the Center appeared first on Health IT Buzz.
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The Benefits of Global Vaccination Efforts and Where We Can Go From Here
Immunizations are widely recognized as one of the most successful health interventions in the world today. During World Immunizations Week, the World Health Organization takes time to highlight the importance of vaccinations, underscore their value, and demonstrate the ways that everyone can continue to drive vaccination progress. This year, World Immunization Week is from April 24-30, 2018, and the theme is “Protected Together #VaccinesWork”
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - We live in an environment that is becoming more diverse every day. This makes National Minority Health Month all the more relevant. The month raises awareness about disparities in health standards and outcomes. Unfortunately, in the United States, minorities draw the short straw all too often with regard to quality of care. NCQA wants that […]Minority Health Month and the Health Equity Incubator Innovation ProjectAlec Bose
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Scammers target Sept. 11th Victim Compensation Fund

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Consumers are reporting a new imposter scam — this time the callers are pretending to be with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). According to reports, the callers are telling people they may be entitled to money, and they are asking people for their personal information to determine if they are eligible. It’s a scam.
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Protecting Newborn Patients from In-Hospital Falls

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Protecting Newborn Patients from In-Hospital Falls
When a newborn patient falls in the hospital, it can easily escalate into conditions that cause serious harm to the newborn as well as emotional distress for their parents and caregivers. Recently, The Joint Commission released an advisory discussing various recommendations for healthcare organizations to mitigate the risks of newborn in-hospital falls. What are some steps that your organization can take to avoid these potential falls?
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