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Patient-Generated Health Data

Health consumerism is driving a market of wearable devices, new care delivery options, and greater patient engagement. As a result, a new form of health data is emerging, Patient-Generated Health Data

New Measures Introduced By ONC

Will These Metrics Really Measure Interoperability? Based on input received during an open comment period, the ONC has announced two measures that it believes are most appropriate to fulfill MACRA re

  • August 04, 2016|
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MACRA May Oust Smaller Practices

Is It Time to Assimilate? Small physician practices are moving to minimize their participation in Medicare, faced with looming administrative burdens that they simply don’t believe they can respond

  • July 27, 2016|
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Bundled Models Down To A Relationship

Can Bundled Payment Partnerships Work? Humana’s vice president of payment innovation has some ideas about how bundled payment models could be used to achieve win-win solutions to the transition fro

  • July 21, 2016|
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Challenges In Value-Based Care

Challenges in Value-Based Care Value-based care is a mandate in U.S. healthcare, but providers are moving slowly in this direction. The issue is complex, but reimbursement remains the primary area of

  • July 20, 2016|
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Collaborating For Value-Based Care

Collaborating to Cut Complications and Costs The transition from volume- to value-based care is not an easy one. It requires collaboration and partnerships between care organizations, providers and p

  • July 19, 2016|
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How Will This IRS Ruling Affect You?

Will Your ACO Stand Up to IRS Scrutiny? In what may be a blow to the continued formation of ACOs between health organizations and other entities, the IRS recently ruled against providing a tax exempt

  • July 15, 2016|
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Can MACRA Help Simplify?

From Meaningful Use to MACRA – What’s Next? A population health trends survey from eHealth Initiative points to increasing adoption of population health management, but barriers remain. It's no s

  • July 14, 2016|
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CMS Provider Payroll Changes

MACRA: The Devil is in The Details There are significant changes afoot in terms of how providers--and the organizations they work with, and for—will be reimbursed for their services in the future.

  • June 03, 2016|
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Edits to MACRA Data Rules

What Difference Does the Data Make? The buzz around CMS's MACRA proposal has generally been positive. But, a number of medical specialty societies are crying foul because they don't believe their acc

  • May 25, 2016|
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