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Officials Say CMS Is Taking Steps To Address Costs, Other Social Determinants Of Health For Medicare Beneficiaries.

February 6, 2019

Health IT Analytics (2/6, Kent) reports that in order to lower “healthcare costs for Medicare beneficiaries, CMS is expanding policies to reduce prescription drug prices, increase community partnerships, and foster technological innovations that will address poverty and other social determinants of health among the elderly.” The article says, “These advancements are necessary, as older adults often face significant poverty challenges, said Cara V. James, Director of the CMS Office of Minority Health, and Tim Englehardt, Director of the Federal Coordinated Health Care Office, in a recent blog post.”



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