Clinical CareBiden Urged to Boost Value-Based Care, Decrease Healthcare Costs
The leader of America's Physician Groups pushes for acceleration of the shift from the fee-for-service care model to value-based care.
FinanceSouthwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network Saved $52M in 2019
SWHR has saved almost $120 million since joining the Next Generation program in 2017.
FinanceU.S. Healthcare Spending Grew 4.6% in 2019, Hit $3.8T
The rate of growth in 2019 was down slightly from the 4.7% rate in 2018 and consistent with the average...
TechnologyTechnology Vendors Embrace Social Determinants of Health
New Chilmark Research report highlights the increasing integration of community organizations with EHRs and other healthcare IT products and services.
Clinical CareCoronavirus Pandemic Reshaping Future of Clinical Care
The pandemic is transforming care delivery through rapid adoption of telemedicine and shifting approaches to value-based care.
StrategyCMS Administrator Seema Verma Discusses Price Transparency, Value-based Care, and COVID-19
CMS Administrator Seema Verma spoke with HealthLeaders about healthcare policy less than a week before Election Day.
Revenue CycleHumana Partnership Streamlines Prior Authorizations Across 12 States
Using the CohereNext platform's prior authorization capability grants authorizations across an entire episode of care, effectively pre-authorizing a patient's complete...
StrategyEmployers Commit to Health Benefits as Pandemic Sows Uncertainty
Private buyers of healthcare say they're open to government reforms and new payment strategies.
StrategyStakeholders Urge CMS to Drop Proposed ACO Quality Changes
Providers also complain that the delayed release of the final rule cuts into the time ACOs and other APMs would...
Clinical CareNew Scripps Health Co-CMO Shares 'Hot Opportunities for Improving Value'
Anil Keswani, MD, discusses the outpatient setting, patient safety, and value-based care.
StrategyMedStar, CareFirst Launch Value-based Care Partnership
The partnership aims to save $400 million over the next seven years using proactive care and improving access to care...
InnovationHHS Delays Stark Law Reforms One Year
HHS says "complexity of the issues raised by comments received on the proposed rule" pushed the date back to August...