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Over One-Third of Hospitalization Costs in Low-Income Communities Associated with Behavioral Health

Poverty, behavioral health issues, and poor ambulatory care contributed to more than a third of hospitalization costs in 13 low-income N.J. communities, amounting to $880 million in annual inpatient costs, according to a new Rutgers study. Mental health disorders and … finish reading Over One-Third of Hospitalization Costs in Low-Income Communities Associated with Behavioral Health

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Multi-Year Aetna, NovaHealth Collaboration Improves Inpatient Days, Readmissions by 50 Percent

Results from a multi-year accountable care collaborative program between Aetna and NovaHealth, an IPA, show significant improvements in quality of care and lowered healthcare costs, Aetna reports. Since 2008, NovaHealth doctors participating in Aetna’s Medicare Provider Collaboration program have provided … finish reading Multi-Year Aetna, NovaHealth Collaboration Improves Inpatient Days, Readmissions by 50 Percent

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