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Eliza’s thought leaders weigh in on the latest developments from Eliza, our clients, and the healthcare industry at large.

Top 3 Takeaways on CMS’ Medicaid Managed Care Proposed Rule

CMS recently released the long-awaited proposed regulations governing Medicaid managed care. The last time regulations were issued that address Medicaid managed care was over 10 years ago. Needless to say, a lot has changed in the market since, making it important for CMS to implement new and updated rules.

King v. Burwell and the U.S. Health Care Consumer

In my role at Eliza, I'm focused on measuring the impact of interventions on member populations.  Additionally, it is important for me to keep an eye on influencers of health care consumer experience as well as population health.

King vs. Burwell is certainly top of mind among colleagues and clients.   A ruling from the Supreme Court is expected by end of June.  Over 6 million U.S. citizens in 34 states are at risk of losing tax credits.

Top 5 reasons to attend AHIP Institute 2015

Elizabeth Holmes, who is the opening keynote at this week’s AHIP Institute, founded Theranos in 2003 with the mission to make actionable health information accessible to people everywhere at the time it matters, enabling early detection and intervention of disease, and empowering individuals with information to live the lives they want to live.

Report finds colorectal cancer screening gaps, excess

A study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found many of the oldest seniors who are unlikely to benefit are screened for colorectal cancer, while many younger seniors are not tested. More than 39% of adults 65 to 75 years old with a life expectancy of at least 10 years had not had a recent colorectal cancer screening, while 51.1% of adults at least 75 years old and 50.9% with a life expectancy of less than 10 years reported being screened for the cancer.

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