#47: Our Take April–Part 2


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In this week’s episode, John reviews Humana’s new oncology payment model, several important announcements from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and more.

Highlights include:

  • CMS is offering five new payment models for primary care practices
  • CMS is inviting state Medicaid directors to test new ways to approach dual-eligibles
  • FDA cleared the first medical device to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Amazon rolled out its PillPack at-home prescription drug delivery service
  • Sutter and UPMC partner with DNAnexus to develop personalized treatments for multiple sclerosis

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