The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the National Library of Medicine published updates to the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) value sets to align with the most recent releases to terminologies… The post CMS Publishes Updates to eCQM Value Sets for 2019 Reporting and Performance Periods appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Matt Fisher – Value based care is an amorphous concept that covers a lot of the so-called alternative payment methodologies driving a lot of current transformation in healthcare. The post Direct Contracting: Less Explored Value Based Care Concept appeared first on RCM Answers.
Listen in on The Incrementalist, Voices in Value-based Care, and Harlow on Healthcare to hear three doctors discussing digital health and value based care. The post Three MDs Weigh in on Digital Health and Value Based Care appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Lee Horner – The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health conducted a study with adults to identify health topics that are a “big problem” for children and teens. Key topics include parents’ concerns over their kids’ future, safety and long-term health. The post The Value of Virtual Care Use in Pediatrics […]
By Seema Verma – Over the past year, CMS has engaged with the provider community in a discussion about regulatory burden issues. This included publishing a Request for Information soliciting comments about areas of high regulatory burden. The post Working Together for Value appeared first on RCM Answers.
New Harlow on Healthcare episode NOW on Demand with host David Harlow. He spoke with Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst, about the range of his company’s work with health care systems when they met at HIMSS 2018. The post Paving the way for “Fee For Value” with Health Catalyst’s CEO Dan Burton appeared first […]
By Gevik Nalbandian – Patient matching issues that result in duplicate records cost hospitals $ 1.5M a year, at an average of $ 1,950 per patient, and the U.S. healthcare system over $ 6 billion annually, according to a new survey by Black Book Research. The post MPI vs. EMPI: Comparing Patient Matching Value and […]
By Matt Fisher – Value based care comes in many forms, but the consistent goal is to reward the quality of care over the quantity of care. A variety of initiatives have been floated in the past few years with the goal of promoting the transition to value. The post Bundled Payments: Fueling Drive to […]
By Matt Fisher – The annual exodus of a large chunk of the healthcare industry to the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition will begin today. While many familiar topics will receive a lot of attention, I intend to focus on value based care or alternative payment initiatives. The post Bringing Value Based Care Into Focus […]
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