August 8, 2017 | Carmen Deguzman Sessoms, FHFMA, AVP, Product Management, Change Healthcare
Provider claims management can no longer exist as a silo. With the rapid transformation from fee-for-service to value-based models, denial rates remain high despite advances in technology and automation.
For providers to be effective, the revenue cycle...
Does HHS’s proposal to eliminate mandatory bundled payments signal that CMS is taking its foot off the accelerator in the movement to advanced alternative payment models? Some healthcare experts say no, as value-based payment models continue to drive forward.
A new study in Health Affairs looks at the extent to which meaningful use incentives actually spurred EHR adoption—and what the implications are for federally driven incentives for change going forward
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) posted a press release Tuesday that provides more details regarding its proposal to change the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model and cancel the mandatory Episode Payment Models and Cardiac Rehabilitation...
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded nearly $105 million to 1,333 health centers in all U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia as an investment in quality improvement.
In the era of MACRA, providers need to balance reporting requirements, which can be time-consuming, while continuing to put patients first. One of the best ways to do this is to ensure patient care is well coordinated.
In comments to CMS, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has offered several suggestions that it thinks the federal agency should consider before writing the final Quality Payment Program rule for 2018.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed eliminating mandatory bundled payment in several areas of healthcare including cardiac care and joint replacement, according to a rule title posted last Thursday.
Healthcare Informatics, in collaboration with healthcare leaders from across North Carolina, is bringing its critically acclaimed Health IT Summit Series event program to the Raleigh/Durham area on Oct. 19th and 20th at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel.
As health systems and ACOs establish the infrastructure to provide actionable data to care managers and front-line clinicians, they continue to struggle with messy data, incompatible systems and a lack of automation.