By Lyndsey Lord RN MBA – For both safety and efficiency, providers must be creative in caring for a growing patient population. After reading CMS’ recent announcement of the Acute Hospital Care at Home program, it is clear that clinical care will continue to expand beyond the four-walls of the hospital.Read More
By Jenifer Leaf Jaeger MD MPH – Communities across the United States are looking for better ways to manage mental and behavioral health disorders, with the recognition that Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) are inextricably linked with an individual’s mental health status.
By Sanjay Seth MD – With CMS’s release of the 2020/2021 Shared Savings Quality Measure Benchmarks, here are some insights around how ACOs could be impacted on the cost benchmarking from a historical respective, the regional adjustment and the few benchmarking methods utilized by the commercial payers.
By Sanjay Seth MD – In most parts of the United States, the use of value-based care (VBC) arrangements are growing, and health systems today typically participate in a diverse VBC portfolio. Nevertheless, the proportion of total net patient revenue derived from these programs is usually small.
NAACOS reported that Medicare’s largest alternative payment model by far had another record year of savings while continuing to provide high-quality care, as shown by data on 2019 performance released by CMS. Check out ACOs reporting savings.
New On Demand Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist: With guest Sita Kapoor, CIO, and Co-Founder of HealthEC a data company that is connecting the dots in healthcare.
By Dr. Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, MD, MPH – For more than four months we have anguished over the coronavirus outbreak and its roiling toll on humanity, including our patients and our healthcare workforce. We feel the heavy weight and worry of a public health “mess” that seems almost insurmountable.
By Sanjay Seth MD – The COVID-19 pandemic has created great uncertainty for Accountable Care Organizations. From the complete demise of value-based care payment models to loss of shared savings incentives, ACO concerns abound and rumors run rampant.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.