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Modern Healthcare - - MODERN HEALTHCARE -

The re­sults are in, and it’s bad news for sav­ing money in care co­or­di­na­tion and dis­ease man­age­ment, ac­cord­ing to the Con­gres­sional Bud­get Of­fice, which found demon­stra­tion projects in those ar­eas didn’t save Medi­care money. Randy Brown, left, of Math­e­mat­ica Pol­icy Re­search, says it’s not sur­pris­ing since it’s hard to save money on a very sick pop­u­la­tion with chronic prob­lems.

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