Healthcare Payment Reform

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11/5/2020 Variation in Medicare Spending Narrows as Top-Spenders Cut Costs RevCycle Intelligence Practice Management News Variation in Medicare Spending Narrows as Top-Spenders Cut Costs Hospital referral regions with the highest Medicare spending rates in 2007 had the lowest growth rates through 2017, indicating the success of certain healthcare payment reform s. Healthcare spending variation has been a major challenge for the industry, but a new study in Health Affairs has found that the gap between high- and low-cost regions is getting ...
10/23/2020 Spillover effects of payment systems blogspot.com Critical comments on health economics and policy October 23, 2020 Spillover effects of payment systemsRandomized trial shows healthcare payment reform has equal-sized spillover effects on patients not targeted by reformFrom PNAS: Changes in the way health insurers pay healthcare providers may not only directly affect the insurer’s patients but may also affect patients covered by other insurers.This is the research question. And this is the ...
8/24/2020 Healthcare Industry Veteran to Lead Strategy, Innovation for the Healthcare Business of LexisNexis Risk Solutions PR Newswire ... healthcare system operates today." Sultan is a healthcare industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience. His previous experience also includes leadership positions at Edifecs, where he served as principal strategic advisor on healthcare payment reform and payer/provider partnerships, at TriZetto Corporation as chief product portfolio architect, and at MedAlign as chief informatics officer. "LexisNexis Risk Solutions has vast data resources and the strategic opportunity to win in ...
8/11/2020 Randomized trial shows healthcare payment reform has equal-sized spillover effects on patients not targeted by reform [Economic Sciences] pnas.org Inaugural Article Randomized trial shows healthcare payment reform has equal-sized spillover effects on patients not targeted by reform View ORCID Profile Liran Einav , Amy Finkelstein , View ORCID Profile Yunan Ji , and View ORCID Profile Neale Mahoney PNAS August 11, 2020 117 (32) 18939-18947; first published July 27, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2004759117 Liran Einav a Department of Economics, Stanford University , Stanford, CA 94305; b National Bureau of Economic ...
10/25/2019 Ballad Health supports national LAN’s new goals to accelerate reach and impact of value-based payment reform Globe Newswire ... said Levine. As a partner of the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (LAN) and a member of its newly-launched CEO Forum, Levine is pledging his support for the organization’s goal of advancing healthcare payment reform . The LAN is an active group of public and private healthcare leaders dedicated to revamping the American healthcare payment system. Instead of the traditional fee-for-service structure, the LAN advocates for alternative ...
10/25/2019 Ballad Health supports national LAN’s new goals to accelerate reach and impact of value-based payment reform Globe Newswire ... said Levine. As a partner of the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (LAN) and a member of its newly-launched CEO Forum, Levine is pledging his support for the organization’s goal of advancing healthcare payment reform . The LAN is an active group of public and private healthcare leaders dedicated to revamping the American healthcare payment system. Instead of the traditional fee-for-service structure, the LAN advocates for alternative ...
10/24/2019 Rebuilding the social safety net is in everyone's interest Modern Healthcare ... National Academy of Sciences recently called on healthcare organizations to integrate social care into the provision of healthcare. A forthcoming report from the Root Cause Coalition will list as its first “call to action” healthcare payment reform s that will allow providers to help finance the redress of social inequities. Healthcare organizations need to be part of the solution, of course. Charitable foundations should do more to help the not-for ...
10/9/2019 Archway Health Offers First Patient Case Mix Analytics Tool for BPCI Advanced Participants Business Wire ... more about the PCMA tool and other Archway Analytics capabilities, providers can visit Archway’s website and request a demo . About Archway Health Archway Health, founded in 2014 and built on a deep foundation of healthcare payment reform expertise, works with providers and employers to design and execute care and risk management initiatives that improve care and reduce costs. Archway is currently working with leading healthcare providers participating in risk-based ...
8/28/2019 North Carolina eyes healthcare payment reform: 6 things to know Becker's Hospital Review North Carolina has embarked on its journey to have physicians and hospitals paid based on health outcomes instead of volume, according to The New York Times . Six things to know about the project: 1. The transformation efforts are prompted by similar priorities of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. 2. Both agencies said they are pursuing aggressive shifts from ...
7/8/2019 Greater Volumes, Consolidation Likely Under Medicare for All RevCycle Intelligence ... transition and help earn physician and hospital buy-in.” Song advocated for setting reimbursement rates at a fixed percentage above Medicare rather than at Medicare levels as proposed policies have stated. READ MORE: Verma: Healthcare Payment Reform to Focus on Docs, Not Hospitals Setting prices at 200 percent of Medicare levels would result in less drastic reimbursement cuts for common services. For example, providers would receive an 83 percent boost ...
4/25/2019 Archway Health, MedAxiom, and the American College of Cardiology to Collaborate on BPCI Advanced Opportunity Assessments Business Wire ... renowned JACC Journals, operates national registries to measure and improve care, and offers cardiovascular accreditation to hospitals and institutions. About Archway Health Archway Health, founded in 2014 and built on a deep foundation of healthcare payment reform expertise, works with providers and employers to design and execute care and risk management initiatives that improve care and reduce costs. Archway is currently working with leading healthcare providers participating in risk-based ...
4/25/2019 Archway Health, MedAxiom, and the American College of Cardiology to Collaborate on BPCI Advanced Opportunity Assessments Business Wire ... renowned JACC Journals, operates national registries to measure and improve care, and offers cardiovascular accreditation to hospitals and institutions. About Archway Health Archway Health, founded in 2014 and built on a deep foundation of healthcare payment reform expertise, works with providers and employers to design and execute care and risk management initiatives that improve care and reduce costs. Archway is currently working with leading healthcare providers participating in risk-based ...
4/24/2019 Dr. Asaf Bitton tapped to replace Gawande in leading Ariadne Labs innovation center FierceHealthcare ... Chan School of Public Health Dean Michelle Williams for the next executive director. Considered a public health expert, Bitton's research focuses on international tobacco control policy, the global burden of chronic disease and U.S. healthcare payment reform , among other things. Bitton, 41, has been the director of the Ariadne Labs Primary Health Care Program since 2014. In that role, he has been a leader of the Primary Health Care Performance ...
4/23/2019 Dr. Asaf Bitton tapped to replace Gawande in leading Ariadne Labs innovation center FierceHealthcare ... Chan School of Public Health Dean Michelle Williams for the next executive director. Considered a public health expert, Bitton's research focuses on international tobacco control policy, the global burden of chronic disease and U.S. healthcare payment reform , among other things. Bitton, 41, has been the director of the Ariadne Labs Primary Health Care Program since 2014. In that role, he has been a leader of the Primary Health Care Performance ...
4/17/2019 48 States Running Value-Based Reimbursement, Care Initiatives RevCycle Intelligence ... initiatives are multi-payer in scope, and only four states have little to no value-based payment (VBP) initiatives underway. “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 no less important and meaningful,” Carolyn Wukitch, senior vice president and general manager of network and financial management at Change Healthcare stated ...
4/17/2019 Majority of States Have Committed to Value-Based Care, Payment Reform HealthPayer Intelligence ... Healthcare. Half of these value-based models are multi-payer in scope. Just four states have few or no value-based initiatives underway. While the federal government has played a critical role in accelerating healthcare payment reform , efforts and initiatives at the state level have also contributed to the rise in value-based care adoption . Dig Deeper Rhode Island Aims to Expand Value-Based Care in Medicaid Program “New care ...
4/17/2019 Nearly all states using value-based payment models Healthcare Dive ... of their work. While Medicare has been a main focus, states and Medicaid managed care plans also have their opportunities. "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 no less important and meaningful," Carolyn Wukitch, senior vice president and general manager for network and financial management at Change Healthcare said ...
4/16/2019 Change Healthcare Research: 48 States Now Committed to Value-Based Care and Payment Models Business Wire ... scope of their breadth of initiatives, embrace of payment models that involve shared risk, and willingness to test innovative strategies. “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 no less important and meaningful,” said Carolyn Wukitch, senior vice president & general manager, Network and Financial Management, Change Healthcare. “Based on the ...
11/16/2017 BestRx First Pharmacy Dispensing Software Company to Achieve Level 2 – Pharmacist eCare Plan Capability PRWeb ... at the forefront of this exciting new stage in collaborative health care,” shared BestRx president Hemal Desai. BestRx’s proactive innovation permitted the company to be on the forefront of this initiative that influences both healthcare payment reform and overall reductions in healthcare cost for chronically ill patients while increasing revenues for the independent pharmacies that are often the primary healthcare resource for under-served patients and communities. About BestRx Pharmacy ...
10/11/2017 Archway Health Expands Commercial Bundles with New Analytics Team Business Wire ... in biomedical science and molecular biology from George Washington University and a master’s degree in epidemiology from Yale University. About Archway Health Archway Health, founded in 2014 and built on a deep foundation of healthcare payment reform expertise, works with providers to design and execute care and risk management programs that drive success in bundled payment programs. Archway is currently working with leading healthcare providers participating in the CMS BPCI ...