McKesson Research Reveals the State of Healthcare’s Transformation from Volume to Value

  • June 11, 2014

DOWNLOAD and share the white paper now Healthcare is moving rapidly to incorporate measures of value into payment models, with more than two-thirds of payments expected to be based on value measurement in five years, up from just one third today. That’s just one of the compelling findings from our new report, The 2014 State of Value-Based Reimbursement, an independent research study of 464 payers and providers conducted by ORC International and released this week at AHIP’s Institute 2014 conference in Seattle, Wash. In the study’s executive summary, McKesson’s Medical Director David Nace, M.D., says these results point to a sea change…

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How Health Plans Can Keep Their Approach To New Markets Nimble, Collaborative, And Effective

How Health Plans Can Keep Their Approach to New Markets Nimble, Collaborative, and Effective

  • May 9, 2014

In Managed Care, Michael Flanagan,  associate VP for product management at McKesson Health Solutions, describes what health plans need to do to succeed on the new healthcare exchanges. Plans need new capabilities, such as flexible network management and an unprecedented level of coordination between payers and providers. Payers need to be agile, adjusting to a newly enrolled population, and need the ability to administer more complex product designs, care delivery, and reimbursement initiatives quickly and efficiently. Flanagan lays out a template for health plans to drive their activity on the health insurance exchange. Read the full story here

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Transform Your VBR Initiatives By Fast-tracking Your Contracting

Transform your VBR initiatives by fast-tracking your contracting

  • April 9, 2014

In today’s world of new regulations and new payment models, existing contracting and payment processes require more modern solutions for navigating this complexity. Organizations increase their error rates when they become reliant on manual workarounds within their network design, contracting and payment processes. Successful contract management requires automation throughout the contracting cycle and an easy, transparent workflow between payers and providers. In an upcoming two-part webinar, “Put Your Contracting Initiatives on the Fast Track,” McKesson's Michael Flanagan will share industry best practices around contract management and how streamlining the process can support an organization’s larger value-based care and payment strategy. The…

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