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Washington pioneers public health care option, but controlling costs remains tricky – CNN

The Evergreen State is the first to authorize the creation of a state-run public health insurance option on its Affordable Care Act exchange. Gov. Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, signed legislation on Monday that will make the option available in 2021. The move comes as Democrats on the campaign trail and in Congress… Read More »

Gateway Health offers app aiding recovering substance abuse patients

Health insurer Gateway Health has teamed with mobile app vendor WEconnect Health Management to give Pennsylvania plan members ongoing help with recovery from substance abuse. Gateway is offering an app after inpatient treatment so those patients can join a support network during the first year of recovery. Each year, 23 million Americans seek substance abuse… Read More »

Care coordination network enables Aspire Health to best deploy case managers

Aspire Health Alliance in Quincy, Massachusetts, partners with healthcare organizations and clinics throughout Boston, the South Shore and the southeastern part of the state to care for patients struggling with behavioral health challenges. THE PROBLEM Aspire Health Alliance has partnered with Spectrum Health Systems to form the South Shore Community Partnership, which uses health IT… Read More »