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Medline grants bridge the SDoH gap. Among the most effective funding initiatives for addressing the social determinants of health (SDoH) are those in which communities step up to take care of their own populations. That effort received a big boost last week. Medline awarded grants of $250,000 to 13 organizations…
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CMS report is based on 2016-2017 data. It’s been two years since the American Hospital Association (AHA) shouted from the rooftops that documentation by any interprofessional team would be accepted as validation to use the ICD-10-CM Z codes, as opposed to only documentation by physicians. In the social determinants of…
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The government of Puerto Rico's official Hurricane Maria death toll at 2,975. The 2017 hurricane season devastated entire regions of the globe, especially states and territories of the United States. Harvey, Irma, and Maria were a storm trifecta that yielded losses so profound, the communities in their paths will be…
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New Z codes also aimed at reducing hospital readmissions. The one thing that medicine does not have enough of is abbreviations. So allow me to introduce the RACmonitor audience to another one: SDoH. I am sure many of you are aware of the social determinants of health (SdoH), but for…