PayerThe Exec: Peter Long Shares How Blue Shield of California Became a Payment Innovation Leader
"We've been given a set of directions by the government and our job is to build this micro ecosystem with...
Revenue CycleMore Complex Patients Linked to Higher Penalties for Hospitals
Reporting SDOH is a primary approach to achieving health equity, but a new study says it may be costing you.
Clinical CareCMS Plans to Test New Primary Care Model in 8 States
The Making Primary Care Model will be tested in Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina,...
PayerBCBSMA Adds Tufts Medicine to its Pay-For-Equity Payment Model
The health plan said it is one of the first in the nation to introduce this type of value-based contract.
FinanceThe Exec: CFO Kevin Murphy on the 'Fundamental Flaw' in Fee-For-Service Payments
'The fee-for-service model does not create a competitive dynamic in the fees that are charged broadly across the healthcare system,'...
PayerCouncil Continues Thought Leadership on Health Care Spending and Value
The Health Affairs Council on Health Care Spending and Value has followed its initial report with an article series.
PayerBCBS Massachusetts Forms Value-Based Payment Agreements to Address Inequities
The payer giant has signed contracts with four health systems in a milestone initiative.
Finance2022 End-of-Year Snapshot: Most Read Finance Articles
Check out the most-read finance articles from the past year.
FinanceThese 4 Steps Are Key to a Successful Value-Based Payment Strategy
'Value-based payment will only be successful if it is explicitly designed to support value-based care,' says Harold Miller, president, and...
Revenue CycleValue-Based Care Still Just a Small Slice of Medical Revenue
The median revenue amount from value-based contracts across all practices was $30,922 per provider in 2021.
Clinical CareAmerican College of Physicians Pushes Payment Reforms to Boost Value and Equity
The internal medicine specialist society urges renewed effort to shift from volume-based physician payment to value-based payment models.
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.