TelehealthUsing Technology to Get the Most Out of Community Health Needs Assessments
CHRISTUS Health is looking to make a difference beyond the hospital walls by using technology to understand the social determinants...
PayerHow Social IPAs can Help Payers Deliver on Social Determinants
Healthy Alliance is one of the few companies that has adapted the medical independent practice association model to meet social...
PayerA Tale of Two Equities: Private and Health
Just how much private money is invested in the social determinants of health (SDOH) and will it help or hurt...
FinanceHospital Associations 'Extremely Concerned' About CMS' Proposed Payment Rate Update
Multiple hospital groups have released statements blasting CMS' latest payment rate proposal given high inflation costs.
Revenue CycleCMS Proposes a Hospital Payment Increase of $1.6B for FY 2023
CMS is proposing a 3.2% payment rate update for hospitals as well as a new, publicly-reported hospital designation for maternity...
TechnologyMichigan Rollout Builds Momentum for Epic Payer Platform
Priority Health is accelerating the move to risk-based arrangements with most of the state?s healthcare providers.
PayerWhy the Fee-For-Service Chassis Continues to Dominate Value-Based Purchasing and What to Do About It
The FFS claims submission process is still the primary means for capturing the broader encounter data needed for VBP analysis...
Clinical CareBundled Payment Program Reduced Surgery Costs By 50%
The payment model assesses surgical necessity; bundles payments for certain elective surgical procedures; ensures appropriate site of care and use...
Revenue CycleBundled Payment Program Yields Big Savings for Commercially Insured Patients
There was an average savings of $16,144 per procedure when the surgery was performed through the Carrum Health program.
Strategy4 Steps for Successful Direct Investments in Social Determinants of Health
ProMedica's president of social determinants of health, Kate Sommerfeld, shares strategies for making direct investments to help combat SDOH in...
StrategyCMS Unveils Initiative to Transform Rural Health
The Community Health Access and Rural Transformation Model will pick 15 rural communities for its Community Transformation Track, which starts...
Finance25% of Provider Organization Revenues Tied to Value-Based Payments
Despite the popularity of accountable care organizations, leaders are still more concerned about maintaining the strength of the bottom line.