NEW REPORT from RAM Technologies, Inc.: Reducing the Impact of Social Isolation on Seniors During and After COVID-19

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Content sharing program provides health plans with the information they need to excel in the new era of healthcare.

We hope the information and ideas contained in this article can help seniors and their loved ones cope with this unprecedented situation.

RAM Technologies, Inc., the perennial leader in the development of enterprise software for Medicare Advantage and Special Needs health plans, is pleased to announce the availability of a new report as part of the “Sharing Knowledge to Improve Healthcare Administration” (SKIHA) program. This month, members of the SKIHA program (free registration) are granted complimentary access to the RAM report, Reducing the Impact of Social Isolation for Seniors During and After COVID-19.

The COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated sweeping social distancing measures aimed at slowing the spread of the virus. These restrictions have changed life for most Americans, particularly seniors, who are both more vulnerable to the virus as well as being a more socially isolated demographic prior to the outbreak. Approximately $6.7 billion in Medicare spending each year is due to factors related to social isolation, providing MA insurers with tangible incentive to address this silent malady.

During this unprecedented time, families, friends, payers and community organizations have risen to the challenge, finding new and innovative ways of reinforcing connections with seniors. These strategies run the gamut from sending a letter in the mail to technology to enable remote interaction. As social isolation continues to be an ongoing concern, health plans can learn much from these interventions to support physical and mental health. This article takes a deeper look at the ways in which healthcare payers can facilitate increased support for their members. To read the entire report, “Reducing the Impact of Social Isolation for Seniors During and After COVID-19”- CLICK HERE.

“In these strange and interesting times we all have someone who is struggling with the impacts of social isolation,” said Robert A. Tulio, President of RAM Technologies, Inc. “As this issue continues to be an ongoing concern, we hope the information and ideas contained in this article can help seniors and their loved ones cope with this unprecedented situation.”

RAM Technologies is a leading healthcare software and services provider with over 30 years of experience delivering proven administrative solutions to the healthcare payer market, with a specific focus on simplifying the administration of Medicare Advantage. The RAM offering, ’Medicare Advantage-in-a-Box’, represents the leading end-to-end solution for health plans administering MA or looking for a simplified way to get into the MA market.

About the Program
Established in 2015, the SKIHA program (Sharing Knowledge to Improve Healthcare Administration), provides an open platform to share industry analysis and research, helping the payer community prepare for the future. Every month the SKIHA program makes available special content, with unique insight and in-depth industry knowledge, to those in the position to enact real change. This open exchange of ideas supplies the information health plans need to improve operations, increase productivity and reduce costs.

About RAM Technologies, Inc.
RAM Technologies is the industry leader in helping organizations that are interested in starting a Medicare Advantage plan. Every day more and more people are asking, “How Do I Become a Medicare Advantage Health Plan?” We offer a step-by-step process to succeed. Whether you are a health system looking to transition to Medicare Advantage or a new entity looking for Steps to Succeed as a Medicare Advantage start-up, we can help. To learn more about launching a Medicare Advantage Plan, answering the question, “What do I need to do to start a Medicare Advantage Health Plan?” call (877) 654-8810 x 4 or visit http://www.ramtechinc.com.

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