Category: Industry News

Consumer-friendly Medicare Advantage Plans Could be Creating the Blueprint for the Future of Health Insurance

June 12, 2019 | By

Driven by a seemingly ever-expanding list of potential and innovative benefits such as at-home meal delivery and home-air cleaning, Medicare Advantage plans are pointing the way to a more consumer-centric approach to health insurance that could become a blueprint for the rest of the industry. Learn more about how successful Medicare Advantage plans are focused (…)


Live at HIMSS 2019 with Lumeris – Harlow On Healthcare

June 3, 2019 | By

Listen to this podcast featuring Matt Cox, Chief Marketing Officer of Lumeris, discuss the importance of outcomes and how technology can enable a better healthcare system: Providers must take on risk—the industry is already moving to value Aggregating and cleansing clinical and financial data to deliver actionable insights is essential for successful population management An (…)


THCB Spotlights: Matt Cox CMO of Lumeris

April 26, 2019 | By

Watch a new video featuring Matt Cox, Chief Marketing Officer, discuss how Lumeris is helping providers make the move to value-based contracts to manage risk successfully and enabling collaborative payer models. To be successful, providers require new operational capabilities to align financial incentives, engage providers for value, drive patient-centered clinical programs, improve the patient-provider relationship, (…)


Peeling Back the Medicare Advantage Onion

April 24, 2019 | By

According to CMS, a record 22.4 million seniors will be covered by a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan in 2019, up 11.5 percent from 2018. One reason that MA plans are increasingly popular among consumers is because coverage typically includes a richer choice of benefits than traditional Medicare, often providing lower premiums and out-of-pocket costs. Read (…)


Hospitals See Improvement in Value Contracting with Commercial Plans

March 29, 2019 | By

Hospitals continue to have more difficulty establishing value-based payment (VBP) arrangements with commercial health plans compared with government payers Commercial-plan VBP caution may be thawing, especially around Medicare Advantage Hospitals are increasingly considering downside risk Hospitals continue to have more difficulty establishing value-based contracts with commercial health plans than with government payers, but that may (…)


How a Hospital or Health System Can Assess the Risk of Moving to Value-Based Payment

March 29, 2019 | By , , and

Health systems considering a strategic move away from the traditional fee-for-service (FFS) payment model to value-based payment approach can benefit from modeling the risks and likely effects of such a move. Health systems across the country are struggling to maintain their overall profitability and operating margins. Organization leaders realize they must take a hard look (…)


How Medicare Advantage steers the Silver Tsunami into coordinated, value-based care

March 26, 2019 | By

CMS and other health insurers are using the program to deliver innovative and unique value to customers, both in terms of cost and quality. Today’s Medicare Advantage plans are flourishing and the Silver Tsunami is among the reasons. Click here to read the full article.


One Industry Expert Looks at the Challenges to Moving Analytics Forward Under Value-Based Payment

March 25, 2019 | By

Among the complexities involved in moving forward on data analytics for value-based payments is the need to push ahead on payment reform, says Lumeris’s Debbie Zimmerman, M.D. The journey into leveraging data analytics for success in value-based care delivery and payment arrangements is turning out to be a long one, industry experts, and those in (…)


HIMSS Conversations Where the Passion, the Personal, and Technology Meet

March 8, 2019 | By

Listen to Lumeris Chief Marketing Officer, Matt Cox, share his insights about the importance of healthcare’s move toward value and our need to align around outcomes.  To listen to the interview, click here.


29 HIMSS19 insights, innovations and disruptions

March 8, 2019 | By

Lumeris Chief Marketing Officer, Matt Cox, provides his reflections on HIMSS 2019 along with other healthcare executives. Matt Cox. Chief Marketing Officer, Lumeris: After attending HIMSS19, which was my 15th year at the conference, one thing is clearer than ever before: Change in healthcare requires far more than just technology—especially for a major industry transformation like the (…)


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