Healthcare's Next Strategic Move: MACRA
Insights, Analysis & Emerging Trends
March/April 2018 • Volume 26 (2)
MACRA Primer Update 2018
MACRA isn’t just a change to physician Medicare reimbursement. MACRA affects all healthcare stakeholders. MACRA will rapidly move the fee-for-service needle to volume-based medicine. Read why volume-based medicine is here to stay.
ACOs Slated for Growth: What’s The Connection To MACRA?
Medicare ACOs are on the rise in 2018. MACRA incentivizes physicians to join advanced ACOs tracks. Learn why healthcare is moving quickly from fee-for-service to value-based payments.
New Outsourcing Options For Chronic Care Management (CCM) Between Post-Acute And Physician Practices
Chronic Care Management (CCM) is offering many new opportunities for post-acute providers and physician practice integration. Physicians are able to outsource CCM service which can eliminate the need to add additional FTEs and a new opportunity to increase their revenue. Learn how post-acute providers are taking the lead.
Service Components of Chronic Care Management Services (CCM)
CMS recognizes Chronic Care Management (CCM) as a critical component of primary care that contributes to better health and care for individuals. We provide the details of CCM services.
The Impact Of Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary (MSPB): MIPS, Hospitals and Post-Acute
MSPB is becoming the common thread across all stakeholders. How is it different from other quality measures?
How are Episode and Episode Groups Defined Under MACRA for Physicians?
Episode groups aggregate all services involved in the care of a patient under Medicare. As an important component of MACRA, all stakeholders should become familiar with the overview and related concepts that eventually will tie-back episode groups to the cost performance category of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
2018 Insights, Drivers and Constraints of Community-Based Primary Care Practices
Changes are ahead for community-based primary care. Care management is a key component of policy development, future legislation and new regulations. How is this changing the future healthcare delivery system?
2018 Major Reforms In VA’s HealthCare System Could Expand Services Into The Private Sector
Proposed legislations increases the use of community health care and long-term care by the VA by broadening eligibility and allowing VA to enter into agreements with health care providers in the private sector without complying with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
Population Health: Standardizing Clinical Predictors
How can Home Health improve clinical resource planning? And, standardize clinical predictors? What data and technology is already at their fingertips?
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