From an understanding of the market context for children’s healthcare in the recent past, we present the four imperatives for children’s healthcare in the next decade.
On October 25, President Trump announced his plan to lower prescription drug prices. Under the plan’s new proposed payment system, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will launch a five-year pilot program—the International Pricing Index (IPI) model—that will allow Medicare to pay less for select Part B drugs when a lower international price is available.
Although clinical standards are constantly evolving as medical evidence and treatments emerge, the diagnosis of sepsis has been an area of active debate over the past decade for payors, providers, and researchers.
CMS is expected to announce the final payment rules for ASCs in the next few weeks. Here are four key changes to look for when the final rules are published in November:
Each step in the patient’s journey has a technology element that can be used to improve the user experience. This infographic outlines the relevant research supporting each opportunity and describes how health systems are using the available technology to improve patient engagement and their own bottom lines.
In Q3, the long-term care sector led with 69 transactions announced or closed, the most of any healthcare segment tracked by investment bankers.
A forward-thinking financial model can help hospital leaders better predict and balance potential gains and losses from incentives, penalties, volume changes, and other factors related to value-based payment.
To thrive in the increasingly disruptive healthcare environment of the future, accountable care organizations (ACOs) will need to develop a strategy that is data driven and consumer focused. It is becoming clear that, to enjoy long-term financial success, ACOs must position themselves to assume greater risk/reward models.
The ECG team has been chosen as a preferred vendor for the MassHealth DSRIP Technical Assistance (TA) Marketplace. The MassHealth TA Marketplace is a product of MassHealth—the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program—and contractor Abt Associates.
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