Healthcare facilities are integral to communities and their overall well-being. As facilities have evolved, so too has the facility development process.
As a required condition of participation in the Medicare program, the federal government prescribes broad and generalized directions to hospitals on the provision of nurse and patient care staffing.
The 21st Century Cures Act was primarily publicized as a means to drive funding for precision medicine, adjusting drug development rules for pharmaceutical companies, tweaking Medicare reimbursement regulations, opening up opportunities for telehealth, and strengthening EHR certification protocols. It also includes information-blocking provisions. Despite the complexity of the proposed rules, the intentions and goals impacting patients and providers are simple.
CMS opened its second application period for BPCI Advanced to participate in the second cohort of the program starting in January 2020. This blog reviews how organizations can use the required application to begin their preparations for participating in BPCI Advanced.
The ECG team is a preferred vendor for the MassHealth DSRIP Technical Assistance (TA) Marketplace in the Consumer Engagement Domain.
Over the past few months, we’ve examined the timeline for building your BPCI Advanced program and reviewed what to do with the claims data released by CMS in May 2018. Now that you’ve received your data, it is time to further evaluate the opportunity to succeed under the BPCI Advanced program.
Organizations that applied for the CMS Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced model are eagerly awaiting data from CMS. What will they do with it once it arrives?
Data will enable patient centricity and allow organizations to become more responsive to their populations and evolving payment models.
To compete successfully, the health systems of 10 to 15 years from now must be as different from their current form as existing systems are from the ones 80 years ago. What will drive this change?
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