PharmaBy Reducing Barriers, DCTs Improve Patient Access To Oncology Trials
ASCO Chief Medical Officer evaluates the rise of the virtual model in cancer clinical trials.
PayerThe Medicare Direct Contracting Controversy
Participants, supporters, and opponents weigh in on the role of Medicare Advantage subsidiaries as program design evolves.
PayerBattle Lines Are Drawn Over California Deal with KP
The deal would allow KP to operate Medi-Cal plans in at least 32 counties without having to bid for the...
Payer5 Challenges Facing Digital Quality Measurement
The National Association of ACOs is the latest to respond to CMS electronic quality measure goals.
TechnologyChicago-Area Technology Platform Takes Risk Stratification Lessons Learned from COVID-19 to a National Audience
Medical Home Network?s Baseball Card platform now offers physicians at-a-glance patient stats
Revenue CycleRapidly Depleting Medicare Assets Call for Better ACO Participation Incentives, Groups Say
The American Medical Association, the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACO), and others are urging Congress to better incentivize...
PayerIntegra ACO to Launch Home Care Programs Using Advanced Remote Monitoring Technology
"We don't want to wait for symptoms. We can be proactive, before a full exacerbation of a chronic disease," says...
PayerA Look at 'High-Performance Solutions': Direct Contracting Options for Purchasers
"?[A]lthough the proverbial devil is in the details, a reasonable path exists toward greater direct contracting between purchasers and ACOs,"...
PayerBest Care Models for Insurers to Become "Strategic Payers"
"Insurers need to become a strategic orchestrator of services. They will need to shift away from just paying claims ?...
FinanceUnderstanding 'Soft Consolidation' Among Medicare ACOs
Researchers found that ACO participation may facilitate price increases that would "not be categorically challenged as price fixing."
FinanceUHS' Net Income, Revenues Increase in Q4 2020
One major announcement for UHS in Q4 was the appointment of Mark Friedlander, MD, MBA as the organization's CMO.
StrategyNext Gen ACOs Saved Medicare $559M, Improved Quality in 2019
Stakeholders push CMS to make the program permanent.