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Solving the mismatch between poor quality scores and outstanding care

January 29th, 2018 / By Kristine Daynes

Recently, I reviewed the Medicare Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) scores for three hospitals recognized nationally for outstanding care and patient safety. They didn’t look good. The ratings for clinical outcomes […]

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Article: The role of HCCs in a value-based payment system

With Donna Smith, RHIA, L. Gordon Moore, MD

L. Gordon Moore and Donna Smith discuss how appropriate documentation and coding of hierarchical condition categories (HCCs) can have a significant impact on payment in a value-based system.

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Medicare Advantage 101

March 23rd, 2016 / By Clark Cameron

Over the past 10 years, Medicare Advantage (aka Medicare Part C) has become increasingly popular among beneficiaries and health plans. Seniors enjoy significant monthly cost savings over Original, fee-for-service Medicare, […]

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Predictive models and population health risk: Payment (part one)

January 25th, 2016 / By Richard Fuller, MS, Norbert Goldfield, MD

In this blog we take a look at risk-adjustment models used in population health. There are two related but distinct uses for population risk models – payment and population health […]