Healthcare Delivery

Three Steps to Effectively Manage Your Patient Population

By Tim Gronniger – By the end of the decade, all Medicare beneficiaries are expected to be in accountable care or other total cost of care arrangements, per a CMS Innovation Center whitepaper published earlier this year. The days of traditional fee-for-service – in which providers are paid by volume of services – are coming to an end.

Update on Health Care and the 2014 Tax Season

By Kevin Counihan – For most Americans, April 15 marked the end of this year’s tax season. For others, including those who have yet to file because they requested an extension, tax season is not yet complete. At CMS we work throughout the year to reach out to consumers and help them understand the ways in which their taxes and health care intersect.

How is the iPad EHR Transforming Care Delivery?

By Alex Tate – The use of mobile technology has expanded significantly, and according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index, by 2016 there will be 10 billion mobile devices in use worldwide. With the introduction of 3G and 4G, advances in technology have impacted and transformed service delivery and changed the way consumers access information and conduct transactions.