Conversations With Data: How LTC Facilities Can Help Hospitals

Conversations with Data: How LTC Facilities can Help Hospitals

  • November 7, 2016

As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) mandates more bundled care programs, long-term care facilities have an opportunity to help hospitals keep costs down. It's in the best interest of long-term care facilities to take the lead in reaching out to hospitals to partner with them on cost-efficient, high-quality care. That begins with data. Read the article

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Rapid Adoption Of Bundled Payments Remains An Act Of Faith

Rapid Adoption of Bundled Payments Remains an Act of Faith

  • September 22, 2016

Bundled payments are growing faster than any other model of value-based care among private payers. But new data released by the CMS indicates payers and providers need more time and experience with bundled payment to ensure it consistently saves money and improves patient care. Read the article

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IT Challenges Await Bundled Payment Approaches

IT Challenges Await Bundled Payment Approaches

  • August 16, 2016

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is laying the groundwork for new Medicare payment models for cardiac procedures. But providers are struggling to execute bundled payments. Post-acute care providers, in particular, face health information technology challenges. Read the article

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Journey From Volume To Value Further Along Than You Might Think

Journey from Volume to Value Further Along than You Might Think

  • June 13, 2016

New research from McKesson Health Solutions shows that healthcare is moving quickly towards value-based reimbursement. Payers and providers say they're about halfway or more towards full value-based reimbursement, and expect progress to continue at a fast pace in the next few years. But challenges exist, including care coordination, standardizing clinical measures, integrating workflows, and patient member engagement. Read the article

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Studies Tout Progress Toward Value-based Reimbursement

Studies Tout Progress Toward Value-based Reimbursement

  • June 13, 2016

Two new research studies show more payments are being made to physicians via value-based reimbursement models. In the next five years, payers estimate nearly 60% of payments will be a mix of capitation/global payments, pay for performance, and episode of care or bundled payments. Read the article

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Value-Based Payment Hits The Tipping Point

Value-Based Payment Hits the Tipping Point

  • June 13, 2016

Today, McKesson Health Solutions published new research pointing to continued growth of value-based reimbursement. Most noteworthy, payers surveyed said that 58% of their business has shifted to VBR, a remarkable increase from the 48% they reported in 2014. Read the news release

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