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ACA exchange enrollment dips by 300K

Brief Published March 26, 2019 Dive Brief: About 11.4 million consumers signed up for health insurance for 2019 coverage using the online exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, CMS said Monday. About 300,000 fewer people picked a plan compared to last year. Enrollment declined slightly, despite earlier predictions of a much greater decline due… Read More »

Health information exchange participation reduced readmissions in heart attack patients, study finds

Dive Brief: A new study in Health Affairs lends weight to the value of health information exchanges (HIE) in improving patient outcomes. Using state-level data for 2011-2014, the authors measured the effect of hospital participation in HIEs on quality and health outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction, or heart attack. Those that participated had a… Read More »