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Meeting State Medicaid Health Risk Assessment Requirements

Many Medicaid departments have issued state-specific standardized health risk assessments and require contracted MCO plans to assess newly enrolled members within 90 days of enrollment and in some cases annually thereafter. In addition to the burden of data collection, state Medicaid departments also require that assessment results are submitted on a periodic basis using defined file...
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Sustainable Behavior Change

Behavior change is difficult. Whether it is exercising more, eating healthier, or better managing blood pressure, attempts to change health-related behaviors often fail. But some individuals do successfully change a behavior and stick with it for the long term. Extensive research has identified the factors that contribute to sustainable health behavior change, and these best...
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Health Risk Assessment for Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires a health risk assessment to be included in the Annual Wellness Visit. The purpose of the Medicare health assessment is to identify heath needs and risk factors so beneficiaries can be directed to appropriate care, ultimately improving outcomes and reducing costs. The Center for Disease Control and...
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Health Risk Assessment for Medicaid

Starting July 1, 2017 Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) plans are required to make their best effort to conduct a health risk assessment within 90 days of enrollment for all new enrollees. Many health plan clients already use ConXus Profile Health Assessment for Medicaid in both adult and pediatric populations. We deliver secure,...
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What Is a Health Risk Assessment?

A health risk assessment, or HRA, sometimes called a health appraisal or health assessment, is a screening tool that helps individuals identify and understand their health risks and monitor health status over time. A health risk assessment includes a questionnaire, an assessment of health...
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