2018 Annual Industry Outlook
Insights, Analysis & Emerging Trends
January/February 2018 • Volume 26 (1)
Value-Based Payments Linked To Alternative Payment Models (APMS)
Adoption of Alternative Payment Models in Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, and fee-for-service programs are accelerating payment reform. Four key reasons this impacts provider’s future.
2018 Fast-Tracking Remote Patient Monitoring (Telehealth) Opportunities
Federal and State policy is evolving to support telehealth in value-based care models.
What’s Ahead For Post-Acute Reform?
Are further cuts ahead? How is MedPAC influencing future decisions? What does all this mean for providers?
Value-Based Purchasing Program: More Bonuses and Fewer Penalties
How will hospitals fare in 2018 under value-based purchasing bonuses? How have clinical domains changed?
2018 Medicare Advantage (MA): Change Is Ahead
CMS recently announced that MA membership will grow by 9% to 20.4 million members in 2018. Four top trends explain changes in 2018.
Value-Based Compensation Initiative: The Move From Volume To Value
The plan is to take dollars already available in the system and reallocate them to reward high-value outcomes (e.g., quality, efficiency, patient satisfaction).
Population Health: Risk Assessment Decisions Are Triggered By Data
How does a home health agency begin to look at risk stratifying their patient population to plan the optimum care at the correct visit quantity? What data triggers key decisions?
The Value Proposition Of Private Duty: What Stakeholders Across The Continuum Should Know
The value of private duty affects the Triple Aim, patient engagement, readmissions and better patient outcomes. What should stakeholders know to leverage its value?
Business Industry News
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