Tag Archives: Access to Care

Our Members Are a Diverse Group

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Healthcare logistics , Keeping people healthy and safe , Managing Transportation , Population Health , member stories on 20.Apr.16 | 0 Comments
Now, Members can reach us on their terms When you take a good look at our members across the country, you’ll find that they include a broad range of people. Some are healthy. Some struggle with chronic conditions. Some have… Continue Reading Our Members Are a Diverse Group
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How the NEMT Business Works and the Mandates That Are in Place–All in the Name of Access to Health Care

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Managing Transportation , Medicaid Care Coordination , member stories on 11.Mar.16 | 0 Comments
If you can’t get to your doctor’s appointment it doesn’t do much good to have a Medicaid benefit. Non-emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) plays one of the biggest roles in regards to Medicaid Members’ access to health care. Medical transportation has… Continue Reading How the NEMT Business Works and the Mandates That Are in Place–All in the Name of Access to Health Care
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Alzheimer’s: The Disease that Could Very Well Rival Our National Defense Budget

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , Population Health , member stories on 10.Mar.16 | 0 Comments
More than 28 million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer’s disease between now and midcentury, and the cost of caring for them will consume nearly 25 percent of Medicare spending in 2040, according to new research reported by the Alzheimer’s Association.… Continue Reading Alzheimer’s: The Disease that Could Very Well Rival Our National Defense Budget
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Forging Great Programs for Our Transportation Providers to Ultimately Improve Service and Access to Care

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Healthcare logistics , Managing Transportation , member stories on 28.Feb.16 | 0 Comments
Improving access to care means thinking differently about how we do things now, and deciding what it might take to do it better. To lay the groundwork that would raise the bar, we created a cross functional team targeted at… Continue Reading Forging Great Programs for Our Transportation Providers to Ultimately Improve Service and Access to Care
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What is to Be of the Cadillac Tax Now that Obama Has Signed Its Delay Into Law?

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , member stories on 26.Jan.16 | 0 Comments
It’s been a topic hot on the minds of running political candidates, employers, and the Obama administration alike—whether to keep the Cadillac Tax on premium health care plans or to repeal it—and now it’s been officially delayed until 2020 with… Continue Reading What is to Be of the Cadillac Tax Now that Obama Has Signed Its Delay Into Law?
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CMS Has Due Cause to Demand Wider Study of Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP 2.0) for Medicaid Expansion Members

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , Healthcare logistics , Keeping people healthy and safe , Managing Transportation , Medicaid Care Coordination , Population Health , member stories on 06.Jan.16 | 0 Comments
At the start of 2015, Indiana became the 28th state to expand Medicaid taking the Obama Administration up on its offer to pay 100% of the costs through the end of 2016. But… the administration had to make some concessions… Continue Reading CMS Has Due Cause to Demand Wider Study of Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP 2.0) for Medicaid Expansion Members
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Better Care for Sure, But Integrating Physical and Mental Health Care is No Easy Task

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , Keeping people healthy and safe , Population Health , member stories on 30.Dec.15 | 0 Comments
Mind over body or is it body over mind? No matter which way you look at it, your physical health is linked to your mental health. Intrinsically linked. Yet America’s health care system wasn’t built that way. In fact, it… Continue Reading Better Care for Sure, But Integrating Physical and Mental Health Care is No Easy Task
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