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Healthcare price transparency in 2020: Is it enough to control prices?

August 7th, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

A proposal was issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 29, 2019 stating that hospitals must make public the payer-negotiated price for 300 common shoppable […]

Why won’t health plans pay for telehealth visits?

April 15th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

How long will it take until health plans catch up with the evidence? Non face-to-face visits can: be done well provide excellent care improve outcomes improve satisfaction reduce healthcare costs […]

Specialist cost and quality: What do primary care physicians need to know?

March 4th, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

Primary care physicians (PCPs) want data that can be used to better serve their patients. If they can easily access timely and relevant data, they will use it. Cost, quality […]

Coverage, cost and consistency: The 3 challenges of American healthcare

July 19th, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

The plight of the American healthcare system has been discussed for decades. Researchers and practitioners have developed some of the most advanced medical interventions for victims of trauma, congenital anomalies, […]

The accountable care organization – Are we getting the results we expected?

June 13th, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

The accountable care organization (ACO) was first proposed in 2006 as a method for reigning in the increasing costs of health care. The Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) was enacted […]

The specialist referral: Do primary care providers have all the information they need?

November 17th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

The role of the primary care provider is to serve as a generalist in managing their patients’ health. Specialists are available to provide expert opinion or specific procedures beyond the […]

Value-based payments: How well do you know your members?

November 13th, 2017 / By Gina Perna

New York is one of many states in the process of reforming the way it pays providers through a Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. The goal is to […]

Why Primary Care Should Pay Attention to Continuity of Care

June 29th, 2015 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Reducing healthcare costs through better care delivery begs the question: “Where do we start?” When the goal includes something to the effect of “the greatest possible improvement for a population,” […]

What Is Cost in Health Care?

May 26th, 2015 / By Kristine Daynes

Although cost is a common topic in health care, it is not commonly understood. As one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, similarly, in health care, one man’s cost is […]