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COVID-19 Intel Center

As our healthcare industry works together to make near- and long-term decisions about COVID-19, our public health, vaccine, and policy experts are here to help decipher the facts and navigate downstream implications for the healthcare system.

Fred Bently

COVID-19 Pandemic’s Considerable Impact on Skilled Nursing Facilities

The roll-out of the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) in October 2019 followed quickly by the COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges to understanding the extent to which increases in payment to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are due to the changes in the payment system versus changes in the patient populations served during the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the confounding effects of the pandemic and the new payment system, it is important to collect more data before evaluating the transition to the PDPM.

Video: COVID-19 and Oncology Care

Tune into another episode in the Avalere Health Essential Voice series focused on disease education. In this segment, experts from Community Oncology Alliance (COA) and Texas Oncology join us to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on oncology care from a provider and patient perspective.

Podcast: COVID-19 and Oncology Care

Tune into another episode in the Avalere Health Essential Voice podcast series focused on disease education. In this segment, experts from Community Oncology Alliance (COA) and Texas Oncology join us to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on oncology care from a provider and patient perspective.

Matt Kazan

Podcast: Senior Health and Well-Being During COVID-19

Tune into another episode in the Avalere Health Essential Voice podcast series focused on COVID-19. In this segment, Richard Ashworth, President and CEO of Tivity Health, joins us to discuss survey findings around COVID-19 and the senior population, with key takeaways related to vaccination acceptance and hesitancy.

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