On January 1, the 2018 final rule regarding payment for Medicare services under the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System went into effect. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) removed knee replacements from the inpatient-only list and defined an outpatient hospital reimbursement rate for these cases.
ECG is proud to have been named the number one overall management consulting firm in the 2018 Best in KLAS: Software and Services Report. This is an exciting honor that is a direct result of our clients’ feedback.
While Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan Chase are not pushing their entire market capitalization to focus on healthcare, even a partial focus will shake the healthcare market.
Our faculty compensation survey specifically addresses the data needs of our academic partners in order to provide accurate and reliable information to help balance the complexities of the tripartite mission of academic medical centers and schools of medicine.
Co-sponsored by ECG and Mercer, this survey has been designed to help employers in the health care industry better understand how benefits fit into the overall total rewards picture for physicians.
In the past, coding and compliance programs relied heavily on manual processes and review of code selection to ensure proper coding occurred across the organization. Now, advances in technology can enhance an organization’s coding and compliance programs to help mitigate risk, reduce cost, and improve productivity.
ECG is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2018 Pediatric Subspecialty Physician Compensation Survey, the industry’s most rigorous and accurate benchmarking resource for pediatric healthcare provider compensation planning.
This week’s announcement by Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway of their collective intent to form a new organization focused on delivering greater employee healthcare benefits at a lower total cost to the patient is a game changer. The move is indicative of the disruptive paradigm taking hold within the healthcare industry.
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