Health Share of Oregon’s non-emergency transportation vendor is in danger of losing money if it doesn’t meet its performance targets by the end of June, the coordinated care organization recently stated.
In Part 1 of a two-part feature on the telehealth landscape, a partner at Alston & Bird discusses how providers are—and will continue to—fight through the many barriers that exist in the telehealth landscape.
Franciscan Health is leveraging data and analytics t o help its lower-performing physicians bring their practice in-line with their best-performing colleagues, with the goal of not only improving patient care but also reducing overall costs.
Some of the challenges of the present moment in U.S. healthcare, as our healthcare system struggles forward in its journey into value-based care delivery and payment, brought to my mind the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad in the 19th Century.
Each year, to accompany our Healthcare Informatics 100 list, we profile fast-growing companies that could very well make the list in the future. Inside are write-ups of the first two companies that made this year’s Up-and-Comers rendition.
According to CMS Administrator Seema Verma, 91 percent of all Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)-eligible clinicians participated in the first year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP), exceeding the agency’s internal goal.
As the healthcare landscape shifts, U.S. healthcare leaders are learning valuable lessons in how to prepare broadly to take on financial risk in contracts with the public and private purchasers and payers of healthcare, and how to engage and align physicians.
The pressure is mounting on providers to deliver better outcomes. But moving forward, federal leaders must strike a balance between being able to measure outcomes while not overburdening patient caregivers even more.
Five new members have been added to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), including former National Coordinator for Health IT, Karen DeSalvo, M.D., the Government Accountability Office (GAO) announced.
At this time last year, healthcare stakeholders were filled with uncertainty, as the future of healthcare policy remained very much in limbo. But in the past several months, an air of stability has presented itself.
As the healthcare industry makes steady progress to value-based care models, one healthcare thought leader sees the commercial payer market playing a larger role, going forward, in pushing provider organizations into value-based care arrangements.