August 28, 2017 | Sylvia Dochterman, consultant, Freed Associates
Regardless of what becomes of the Affordable Care Act, industry experts agree that value-based care (VBC) initiatives will likely remain. Here are five key VBC-oriented questions to ask regarding your primary care offerings.
Congresswoman Jacky Rosen, a member of the House of Representatives from Nevada, has introduced a brief amendment to the federal government’s spending bill that would restore a planned cut of nearly $22 million from the Office of the National Coordinator for...
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.
As the Mount Sinai Health System, a hospital network in New York City, moves rapidly into at-risk arrangements with multiple payers, technology and practices to support risk adjustment have become increasingly important.
Patrick Conway, M.D., will leave his post as deputy administrator for innovation and quality at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).