With fines being levied at payers who don't keep their provider directories current, it's time to rethink the old and onerous ways many payers keep track of their networks. There are five important steps payers should take to simplify and dramatically improve an otherwise complex system. Read the article
New CMS rules can mean fines for payers who don't keep their provider directories current. While staying up-to-date is a difficult task, here are five steps payers can take to address the issue and avoid the fines. Read the article
Payers can now be heavily fined if they don't keep their provider directories up to date. The good news: There is a route payers can take to navigate the complexity of keeping these directories current. Read the article
Becker's Hospital CFO featured cartoons developed by McKesson Health Solutions' creative team to help bring some levity to the financial issues hospitals face. Read the article
Today we announced that Health Plan of San Joaquin has licensed McKesson Contract Manager to help automate its contracting and better engage providers. Health Plan of San Joaquin serves more than 300,000 Medicaid members in California's Central Valley. Get the full story here. Read the news release
Download and share the white paper now We knew value-based reimbursement models had momentum. Now they have a mandate. In January, the US Department of Health and Human Services announced an initiative to make alternative payment the standard for 50% of Medicare reimbursement by 2018. HHS wants 30% of payments to be tied to quality or value by 2016, increasing to 50% by 2018. Is your organization ready? If not, what do you have to do to get ready? And where can you turn for resources that will help you make the transition from volume to value? We've answered those questions…
Our recent announcement about new releases of McKesson Provider Manager™ and McKesson Contract Manager™ was picked up by Becker's Health IT and CIO Review. Read Becker's coverage here.
Today we announced that eight health plans representing over 8.5 million lives started using new releases of McKesson Provider Manager™ and McKesson Contract Manager™ last year. As part of our Network Management suite, these solutions help health plans efficiently implement, scale, and synchronize provider networks, contracts, and reimbursement models. Read today's news release get the full story.
There is a cascading inefficiency problem in many network management approaches today. Chances are your network management is using multiple data sources, still relying on paper-driven processes, struggling with long cycle times, or built on an older platform that has not integrated multiple systems well. Worse still, these administrative mistakes and nuisances may be holding you back from the solid foundation your systems need to enact successful value-based reimbursement in the future. As the industry changes, one of the keys to success is putting the technology in place to have more flexible financial and network systems. Due to government reform,…
When it comes to bundled payments, you have questions. And we've been listening. We compiled the top questions our customers ask about bundled payments and posed them to Francois de Brantes, Executive Director of the Health Care Incentive Improvement Institute (a-k-a HCI3). In this unscripted, unrehearsed live interview, Francois provides answers to the following questions: How bundled payments work How is the member benefit and product design handled for bundled payments? How is the member obligation handled in bundled payments? How is risk adjustment managed in prospective bundled payments? Who takes responsibility of costs incurred by patients going outside of the care team?…