By Mary Kay Thalken RN MBA – CMS released their long-awaited final rule for hospitals that fall under certain payment models in Fiscal Year 2020, and it’s a doozy.Read More
Value Based Reimbursement
By Luis Castillo – 2019 may go down as the year value-based care comes into its own. More facilities than ever have reimbursement tied to the long-term value they bring to patients; if your patients are re-admitted within…
We sorted through the archives of HealthcareNOW Radio Shows and found three unique episodes talking about value based care. Take a listen to Healthcare de Jure, Voices in Value-Based Care, and Payment Matters.
By Gay De Hart – If you are a part of an organization that provides healthcare services, you’ve seen big changes in how services are paid. The days are numbered for a simple fee-for-service payment system.
CMS announced that 1,299 entities have signed agreements with the agency to participate in the Administration’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement – Advanced (BPCI Advanced) Model.
By Jon Melling – Healthcare providers have made big investments in enabling technologies that bring data-driven approaches to care delivery. Some of the clinical and financial IT resources that healthcare organizations have made strides with include:
CMS issued the first-ever approval of a state plan amendment proposal to allow the state of Oklahoma to negotiate supplemental rebate agreements involving value-based purchasing arrangements with drug manufacturers.
By Jerry Shultz – To succeed under value-based reimbursement, ACOs and clinically integrated networks must be able to manage population health. One key to effective population health management is a holistic view of patient data.
A lot happened in 2017 regarding healthcare and technology and the trend for change doesn’t look like it will slow down any time soon. Take a look at some of these predictions made by a various companies, analysts and research firms.