Bringing specialists and nonclinical providers into the “medical neighborhood” is one approach to mitigating fragmented care, reducing frustration, and ultimately improving outcomes.
The final rule features modifications based on more than 400 public comments.
With MACRA, providers find themselves staring at a fork in the road.
The Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model is a dramatic step toward transforming the way healthcare services are reimbursed. How can you thrive in this new environment?
MACRA represents for Medicare a dramatic step away from traditional fee-for-service reimbursement and toward value-based payments for physician services.
The transformation to value-based care requires an organization to shift its focus from traditional care delivery to care management and coordination across disparate service lines. As part of our ongoing series of conversations about the value-based enterprise, Steve Messinger shares his thoughts on what it means to be an integrated organization in the era of reform.
Oncology providers are facing increasing pressure from payors and patients to deliver high-quality care in an efficient and economical manner. The patient-centered specialty practice is one model that has shown promise in meeting these objectives.
The PCMH model has historically focused on primary care medicine. Now the Patient-Centered Specialty Practice recognition program is aimed at aligning specialty care models with those of their primary care counterparts.
Amid healthcare’s continuing transition to value-based care delivery, many health systems are considering the possibility of developing bundled payment programs for single episodes of care. But which service is best to bundle?
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