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HCBS Best Practices: Post-Pandemic Edition

COVID-19 challenged HCBS providers in ways they could have never imagined. It also made them stronger, and taught them valuable lessons that will serve them now and in the post-pandemic world. We’ve rounded up their most important “lessons learned.”

Q&A: EVV in 2021 – What’s Working, What’s Not, and What’s Ahead

Since the passage of the Cures Act in 2016, the entire healthcare industry has been gearing up to comply with the EVV mandate. However, for most states, full EVV compliance has just begun. Three industry veterans discuss the status of EVV in 2021 and how payers and providers can shift from an implementation mindset to one of continuous improvement.

In it for the long haul: Dealing with the long-term effects of COVID-19

Testing positive for COVID-19 can be a scary experience for any patient, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms. If they do have COVID-19 symptoms and those symptoms don’t go away within the expected timeframe, the cause for concern may only grow stronger. Louise Weadock, RN, MPH shares the facts on the long-term effects of COVID-19 and how you can best support patients who may be experiencing them.

Q&A: Social Determinants of Health and Their Role in Improving Member Outcomes

Over the last decade, Payers have begun to recognize the value in addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) within their beneficiary populations, both from a member health and cost perspective. To share more about the concept of SDOH and its potential, we spoke with Lisa Dugan, Senior Director of Integrated Network Development at HHAeXchange.