By Roy Edroso, Decision Health, Part B News, Oct. 18, 2017 Medicare Advantage As more patients choose Medicare Advantage plans, examine your practice to see whether it’s time to start or expand your contracts. On Sept. 29, CMS bragged in a press release that in 2018, “the average monthly premium for a Medicare Advantage plan (…)
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Atlanta healthcare executives discuss fee-for-value Ross Armstrong Senior Vice President and Head of Market, Lumeris The number of healthcare organizations transitioning from fee-for-service to value-based care is rapidly increasing in the United States. This growth and evolution has changed the healthcare landscape and strategy for years to come. I recently had the opportunity to lead (…)
KLAS again names Lumeris the top-performing, full-service firm for value-based care managed services
ST. LOUIS — JANUARY 5, 2017 — Lumeris, a pioneer in population health management solutions headquartered in St. Louis, announced today that it was again named the top-rated, full-service value-based care managed services firm by KLAS Research. The December 2016 KLAS Performance Report: “Value-Based Care Managed Services: Technology-Enabled Services to Support Your Transformation to Value” (…)
Though MACRA and regulatory forces are encouraging providers to adopt value-based care delivery, many remain on the sidelines. Many are hesitant to begin this transition to managing risk; others simply ignore it at their own peril. Written By: Dan Juberg When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed its new payment framework that (…)
One-third of chronic condition patients who exchanged emails with their care providers said the communication improved their care, a recent Kaiser Permanente study published in The American Journal of Managed Care shows.
The shift to value-based care and payment models is well under way, and as the Huron Consulting Group said in a recent report, “While the appropriateness of the rate of change can be debated, health systems can be sure that transformation has started and population health management is the future of healthcare delivery.”
Healthcare IT News Report: Top CIOs Target Population Health, Patient Engagement in 2016, Expect Investments to Pay Off
Healthcare IT News polled the chief information officers at the 21 winning Healthcare IT News’ 2015 Best Hospital IT Departments and asked them about the projects they’ll be pursuing in 2016 as well as their predictions for healthcare or health IT in the coming year.
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Definitive Healthcare Report: Value Based Purchasing Expected to Bring More Hospitals a Revenue Bump in FY16
In late October, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Fiscal Year 2016 percentage payment reports for the 3000+ hospitals participating in the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program.