Healthcare Payment Models

Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $2.9 Million in Funding to Expand Telehealth and Distance Learning | US Seante | 10/13/2020

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Alan Levine and other national healthcare leaders from government, health systems, employers and health plans formally announced their joint commitment to leading a transformation toward healthcare payment models that drive better patient experience, access, outcomes, equity and affordability. Levine joined other leaders for an open and free national virtual summit on Tuesday, Oct. 13, providing input on …

Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $2.9 Million in Funding to Expand Telehealth and Distance Learning | US Seante | 10/13/2020

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Alan Levine and other national healthcare leaders from government, health systems, employers and health plans formally announced their joint commitment to leading a transformation toward healthcare payment models that drive better patient experience, access, outcomes, equity and affordability. Levine joined other leaders for an open and free national virtual summit on Tuesday, Oct. 13, providing input on a variety of opportunities to …

Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Joins National Healthcare Leaders in Joint Commitment to Transform Healthcare System | Globe Newswire | 10/13/2020

… CITY, Tenn., Oct. 13, Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Alan Levine and other national healthcare leaders from government, health systems, employers and health plans formally announced their joint commitment to leading a transformation toward healthcare payment models that drive better patient experience, access, outcomes, equity and affordability. Levine joined other leaders for an open and free national virtual summit on Tuesday, Oct. 13, providing input on a variety of opportunities …

Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Joins National Healthcare Leaders in Joint Commitment to Transform Healthcare System | 10/13/2020

… affordable American health system. Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Alan Levine and other national healthcare leaders from government, health systems, employers and health plans formally announced their joint commitment to leading a transformation toward healthcare payment models that drive better patient experience, access, outcomes, equity and affordability. Levine joined other leaders for an open and free national virtual summit on Tuesday, Oct. 13, providing input on a variety of opportunities …

Why removing percent-of-charge provisions in managed care contracts won’t address concerns about high hospital charges | 1/1/2020

… for the industry. A better solution is within reach, however: An indexed rate limit in POC contracts that would allow hospitals to lower charges without experiencing reductions in payments. Sidebar: A closer look at healthcare payment models Myth 1: Replacing POC provisions with fixed fees will remove the need to increase prices Many managed care executives believe that replacing POC provisions with fee schedules will enable them to lower their …

Accresa partners with Paladina Health to bring scalable direct primary care to employer market | PRWeb | 11/19/2019

… More than 60% of Americans rely on their employer to access and pay for healthcare benefits, but many of the systems that employers use today simply aren’t designed to support these types of emerging healthcare payment models ,” said William Short, chief executive officer of Accresa and its parent company, Ameriflex . The Accresa platform, which capitalizes on the company’s 20-year track record of developing payments technology for employer-sponsored health …

How clinicians with MBAs can better assist patients: Brigham and Women’s Hospital executive explains | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/23/2019

… that is transforming the traditional nurse staffing model and helping to curb the nationwide nursing shortage. My degree prepared me to manage financial aspects of my role, improve my people management skills, and create healthcare payment models , staffing models and organizational structures. Q: How do clinicians with MBA degrees set themselves apart? IL: Clinicians with MBA degrees have an exceptional understanding of patients’ needs. Almost every single patient that comes …

Low Investments in Primary Care Access Leaves Gaps in Quality | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/22/2019

… stemming from an ambulatory care event. Inpatient hospitalizations and ED care are notoriously expensive, and offsetting those costs with improved patient access to primary care may be worth the investment, the researchers said. Current healthcare payment models may be stalling these investments, the report authors acknowledged. For example, fee-for-service models that prioritize a larger number of care encounters may be keeping efforts to invest in primary care at …

Majority of States Have Committed to Value-Based Care, Payment Reform | HealthPayer Intelligence | 4/17/2019

… it implemented a PCMH strategy, and since then has adopted an all-payer ACO model and EOC payments for the Medicaid population. The report demonstrates that states across the nation are seeking to reform healthcare payment models and emphasize value over volume. “Much of the public’s attention is focused on the federal government’s role in catalyzing healthcare payment reform, but the significant work being done at the state level is …

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Caradigm as a Product Leader for its Value-based Care Management IT Solutions | Morningstar | 12/12/2017

… manage at-risk patients successfully, driving the need for a broader, more coordinated, and patient-specific healthcare ecosystem that can improve prediction and management of population health, especially chronic patient groups. In addition, as healthcare payment models shift away from fee-for-service (FFS)/volume models to outcomes-based systems that advocate accountable care, the need to improve how patients are tracked and coordinated across various care settings is emerging …