Capsules: Alzheimer’s Disease Support Model Could Save Minn. Millions; What Consumers Can Learn From Medicare Payment Data

Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Lisa Gillespie reports on an innovative model for Alzheimer's care: “As states eye strategies to control the costs of caring for Alzheimer’s patients, a New York model is drawing interest, and findings from a study of Minnesota’s effort to replicate it shows it could lead to significant savings and improved services” (Gillespie, 4/10).

Also on the Capsules, Kaiser Health News staff writer Jordan Rau, who reported on what can be learned from the newly-released data, discusses Medicare payments to providers with NPR’s Melissa Block on “All Things Considered” Wednesday night. Listen to the audio or read the transcript.

Check out what else is on the blog.

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