Appropriate care settings. Emergency Department (ED) Utilization. Post-Hospital Discharge. Care Coordination. Community Paramedicine. Home Health. There has been a significant chatter over the past few months about how and where to care for people - in the most cost effective and appropriate healthcare setting.
1 in 5 (or 70 million) Americans now get their health coverage through Medicaid. I think it’s safe to say this is no longer the welfare program it once was. Medicaid is going mainstream.
Over the past few months, a lot of attention has been building around provider-owned health plans. Many questions are emerging – for example: