Author: Lumeris

Is Medicare Advantage Part of Your Value-based Care Strategy?

June 5, 2018 | By

How well do you understand Medicare Advantage? See below for a summary of the key trends from our paper, Advantage Medicare Advantage: Delivering Healthcare’s Triple Aim to Seniors. Download white paper >


EHRIntelligence Article: What tools are needed for managing population health?

February 17, 2014 | By

IDC Health Insights’ Research Director Cynthia Burghard discusses three types of tools – analytics, workflow and communication – needed to be successful in accountable care.


Is Moving to Value-based Care a Priority for your Organization?

May 2, 2018 | By

See the key highlights below from the survey of 22 of the top 100 health systems conducted by Lumeris and The Health Management Academy. Download the Full Survey. >


Health Systems Must Develop the Right Capabilities

April 18, 2018 | By
Health Systems Must Develop the Right Capabilities

In the move to value-based care, healthcare organizations must develop and acquire new skills in order to succeed in managing populations. In a survey of 22 health systems by Lumeris and The Health Management Academy, participants rated their strengths and challenges with respect to delivering value-based care (infographic below). While over 50% of respondents mentioned (…)


HISTalk Article: Monday morning update round-up

February 10, 2014 | By

Jim Hansen, vice president of health policy for Lumeris, offers commentary at a recent HIT Policy Committee meeting.


Guest Blog: Sophomore to Freshman MSSPs: “Ready…Fire…Aim” Not a Good ACO Data Strategy

February 5, 2014 | By

“The early lesson is that data is what makes [accountable care] possible.” Elliot Fisher, M.D., Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice As we begin to absorb the public results announcements and comments for CMS MSSP entities that have been operating for over a year, and for the hundreds of commercial and other Accountable (…)


ACOWatch Blogtalk Radio: An ACO Roundtable on ‘Early Results’

February 5, 2014 | By

Jim Hansen, vice president of health policy for Lumeris participated in an ACO roundtable on early MSSP ACO results on “This Week in Accountable Care” with host Gregg Masters.


Healthcare Informatics Article: Data Revolution: When Claims and Clinical Data Meet

January 31, 2014 | By

Keith Blankenship, vice president of technical solutions for Lumeris, spoke with Healthcare Informatics about the importance of integrating EMR and claims/cost data for population health management.


BayCare Health System Partners with Lumeris to Offer Value-Based, Patient-Centered Medicare Advantage Plan in 2019

March 27, 2018 | By

ST. LOUIS, MO/CLEARWATER, FL — March 27, 2018 — Lumeris, the industry leader in value-based care solutions, today announced a new strategic partnership with BayCare Health System, the largest not-for-profit health care provider in the Tampa Bay area. Lumeris will manage the day-to-day operations for BayCare Plus, BayCare’s new Medicare Advantage (MA) plan launching in January (…)


Healthcare Informatics Article: Flourishing As a Collaborative Payer Model in Missouri

January 29, 2014 | By

As reimbursement cuts and other payment changes put intensifying pressure on physicians and medical groups, accountable care offers new opportunities for collaboration between payers and providers. In Missouri, Esse Health—a group of about 70 primary care physicians in the St. Louis area—started Essence Healthcare in 2004, an insurer that offers coverage under the Medicare Advantage program, serving more than 40,000 members. Essence Healthcare provides its network of providers a collaborative payer model.


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