Register for Best Practices and Strategies for Navigating Healthcare

justinbarnes-linkedinBest Practices & Strategies for Navigating Landmark Changes in Healthcare

Join us for this complimentary webinar on March 2, 2017 at 2pm ET.

Landmark changes have occurred with MACRA, MIPS and with quality payment programs in general with regards to tying physician and other care provider payments to high-quality and high-value healthcare. Now more than ever, matching the goals of your organization with the right incentive, payment and care delivery models available calls for a strategic roadmap.

Optimizing best practices for revenue cycle performance, interoperability, analytics, quality reporting and other key strategies are proving to be valuable foundations for all value-based and alternative payment models today as well as on the horizon.

Join industry leader Justin Barnes (@HITAdvisor), HITECH Answers (@HITECHAnswers) and HealthcareNOWradio (@HCNowRadio) to learn how to minimize risk, increase revenue as well as profitability and truly control your own destiny in a fluctuating period of healthcare.



Check out Justin Barnes most recent 4-part series posts on RCM Answers focusing on navigating the Quality Payment Program.

Financial Strategy: Cornerstone of Quality Payment Program Success
With kickoff of the inaugural MACRA reporting period nearly upon us, many healthcare providers will greet 2017 with quality payment program objectives top-of-mind. The new pay-for-performance reimbursement landscape will usher in the adoption of new clinical and technical workflows as physicians work to meet the goal of driving better patient outcomes through smarter healthcare resource utilization. The cornerstone of these initiatives, however, is an effective financial strategy. Read this post.

Achieving Clinical Success in Quality Payment Programs
In the inaugural reporting year of MACRA’s new Quality Payment Program, quality measures and clinical practice improvement activities will collectively account for 85 percent of MIPS composite scores used to determine Medicare reimbursement penalties and incentives for healthcare providers. As clinicians prepare to embark upon MIPS reporting, knowledgeability on clinical performance metrics and standing heading into and throughout QPP participation will be essential to meeting reporting and care delivery objectives under the new value-based payment model. Read this post.

Tech’s Crucial Role in Quality Payment Program Success
The path to value-based care and reporting under the new Quality Payment Program is undeniably paved in patient data. As clinicians dive into first-year monitoring and reporting under MACRA, the strength of their technical infrastructure will directly impact one’s ability to successfully meet reporting requirements and outcome improvement and resource utilization targets. Read this post.

Staff Expertise: Leading the Charge in Your QPP Strategy
The financial, clinical and technical underpinnings of implementing an effective Quality Payment Program strategy have introduced a new level of complexity to many healthcare organizations. Providers have made big investments in IT infrastructure designed to help bring a modern, data-driven business approach to an industry ready to quantify healthcare outcomes. Unfortunately, many providers struggle to find and dedicate the time and resources required to maximize return on those investments. For many, internal expertise is the missing link. Read this post.