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Costs & Payments

Understanding the factors that increase or reduce costs and the ways that payments affect the choices people make can help improve health and health care decision making.

Past Event

Webinar: Helping Older Dual Eligibles Meet Their Basic Needs - Increasing Access to SNAP and Public Benefit Programs to Reduce Healthcare Cost

During this webinar, panelists provide an overview of new research on the effect of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) enrollment on health care utilization for senior dual eligibles in the state of Maryland and found that participation in SNAP reduces health care costs for low-income older adults.
Date & Time Friday, September 8, 2017 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET Location Online
Publication

Four Elements that Influence Payment Reform for Population Health

AcademyHealth's Payment Reform for Population Health team identified four major element domains that influence the conditions and collaborations associated with how health care purchasers, plans, and providers might support strategies for sustainable funding and financing activities and infrastructure that can bolster non-clinical community-wide population health.
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