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.
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.
In November 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies for treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 infection.
The US continues to face challenges with managing COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) while reopening communities. Accurate COVID-19 diagnostic testing is an effective tool in minimizing the risk of transmission.
On May 5, the Biden administration announced its support for waiving World Trade Organization (WTO) intellectual property regulations with respect to COVID-19 vaccines, in an effort to increase supply and worldwide access to the vaccines.
Avalere experts examined the changing oncology landscape amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
Avalere analysis finds that Congress's healthcare reforms under the COVID-19 relief bill could expand exchange coverage subsidies for up to 18.3 million individuals.
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.
Join leading experts from Avalere Health and Tivity Health to learn more about new analyses detailing seniors’ lived experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic, including recent survey data on the vaccine rollout nationwide.
Join Avalere’s panel of market access and policy experts to learn about the shifting insurance coverage landscape and how these trends impact manufacturers, payers, policymakers, and providers.
Amid the continuing pandemic and calls for healthcare reform, the new administration seeks to confront the myriad public health issues facing our country today.
Since the beginning of the Public Health Emergency (PHE), manufacturers have been developing monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) and other treatment modalities to prevent and treat COVID-19.
Avalere analysis finds healthcare utilization among Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) beneficiaries decreased in the spring of 2020 compared to the spring of 2019.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted seniors nationwide, with this population at an increased risk of hospitalization or death following a COVID-19 diagnosis.
On January 21, the Biden administration released its National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. The plan highlights numerous actions that the administration intends to implement as it assumes responsibility in the fight against COVID-19.
Join Avalere’s panel of policy, public health, and regulatory experts to learn about the challenges, opportunities, and key milestones to watch.
Globally and in the US, widespread vaccination has demonstrated medical, economic, and social value to both individuals and public health and has contributed to reductions in morbidity and mortality of certain diseases.
On December 14, 2020, an intensive care unit nurse in New York was the first American to receive an injection of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Avalere analysis finds hospitals would receive higher additional payments from Medicare through the New COVID-19 Treatment Add-on Payment (NCTAP) compared to the New Technology Add-on Payment (NTAP).