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  • The Impact Of High Healthcare Spenders In Value-Based Care

    April 03, 2017

    As health system reform shifts payment away from fee-for-service to value-based care models, the incentives to focus on and improve care for high-cost patients will grow.

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  • The Great Debate: Addressing Social Risk Factors In Valued-Based Models

    March 31, 2017

    Changes in healthcare financing are requiring health systems to address social factors that directly impact patients’ health. 

  • Largest Value-Based Comprehensive Primary Care Model Launched

    July 21, 2016

    Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) is a national advanced primary care medical home model that aims to strengthen primary care through a regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation.

    CPC+ will include two primary care practice tracks with

  • 2017 Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model Insights

    July 05, 2016

    The savings impacts related to the 2017 HHVBP Model are estimated at a total projected 5-year gross savings of $378 million, according to the proposal, “assuming a very conservative savings estimate of a 6 percent annual reduction in hospitalizations and a 1.0 percent annual reduction in SNF

  • MedPAC Disagrees With CMS’ Approach To A Unified Post-Acute Payment System

    June 07, 2016

    The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) made know its concerns about proposals in the draft fiscal 2017 payment rules as CMS proposes separate Medicare spending per beneficiary measures for each of the different post-acute settings.

    MedPAC disagrees with this approach. The

  • Payor Value-Based Incentives with Providers

    April 26, 2016

    Is the next wave of health outcomes moving to tie C-Level compensation to their pay?

    A recent filing by Humana with the Securities and Exchange Commission indicates the insurer is instituting a new compensation model in which bonuses are not just tied to company financial performance,

  • Skilled Nursing Facilities Moving Into Value-Based Payments in 2019

    April 25, 2016

    Value-based purchasing programs for skilled nursing facilities (SNF) will begin in 2019. Beginning in 2018, skilled nursing facilities are required to take part in a quality reporting program. Those that do no do not submit data will be subject to a 2 percent reduction to their annual updates,

  • Palliative Care and Payor Value-Based Contracting

    April 04, 2016

    Payors are supporting palliative care through value-based contacts.

    Highmark is a regional payer organization that serves members throughout Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia. It offers unique palliative care services to its Medicare Advantage members and supports hospital

  • Home Health Agency Value-Based (HHVPB) Model Background

    January 12, 2016

    Beginning January 1, 2016, CMS will implement the HHVBP model among all HHAs in nine states representing each geographic area in the nation.

    All Medicare-certified home health agencies (HHAs) that provide services in Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, Florida, Washington, Arizona,


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