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
About 12 million Californians are enrolled in Medi-Cal, the state’s Medicaid program. But many providers find that Medi-Cal claims are challenging to manage, leading to claim denials and lost or delayed revenue. The good news: RelayHealth Financial’s research revealed five actions hospitals can take to improve Medi-Cal claim processing, speed reimbursement, and reduce denial rates. Learn more about these five actions and how to implement them. Read now or download and read later
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…
CMS set a goal of having value-based payments account for 50% of Medicare reimbursement by 2018. It's equally ambitious and daunting for many payers. But in this new white paper, The Top 10 Things Payers and Providers Can Do Today to Start Aligning with VBR Tomorrow, McKesson offers a proven 10-step plan that can help payers and providers work together to accelerate their journey to value and improve their odds of achieving these regulatory goals. Read now or download and read later
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.
As we move from fee-for-service to value-based care, payers and providers struggle to contend with the many reform models being tested and implemented. To successfully make the transition, stakeholders need to address these five critical pieces: • Shared risk for all stakeholders • A robust primary care foundation • The alignment of payment models and incentives • Information technology that supports such alignment • Strong regional collaboration Experts from McKesson Health Solution describe how to get it done in How We Can Make Healthcare Payment and Delivery Reform Work. Read now or download and read later
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,…