Category: Industry News

5 ways to find if there’s a place for you in the Medicare Advantage boom

October 19, 2017 | By

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 (…)


Blog: A Look into the Transition to Value in the Atlanta Market

January 17, 2017 | By
Atlanta

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

January 5, 2017 | By
Best in Klas

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” (…)


Blog: In This Evolving Healthcare Landscape, the Greatest Risk is Not Preparing to Take It

October 31, 2016 | By
Evolving Landscape

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 (…)


Kaiser Permanente Study: Patient-Physician Emails Improve Care Quality

December 29, 2015 | By

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.


Healthcare Dive Article: Is Population Health Business Poised to Break out in 2016

December 29, 2015 | By

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

December 21, 2015 | By

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.


Physician’s Money Digest Article: Maximizing the Benefits of Taking on Risk

December 21, 2015 | By

Read the article: Maximizing the Benefits of Taking on Risk


Definitive Healthcare Report: Value Based Purchasing Expected to Bring More Hospitals a Revenue Bump in FY16

December 21, 2015 | By

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.


Leavitt Partners White Paper: Assessment of the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program

November 17, 2015 | By

The HVBP program is an important effort by CMS to provide tangible incentives to hospitals to improve the quality of care that they are delivering. Current results show uneven performance both geographically and by different types of hospitals.


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