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Pay for better risk-adjusted outcomes and let’s cut down on waste

April 19th, 2017 / By Richard Fuller, MS, Norbert Goldfield, MD

While Congress is finding it difficult to reach consensus on how to improve health care in the United States, the one thing we all can agree on is that ever-rising […]

Tackling health care’s ever-decreasing competition

November 18th, 2016 / By Richard Fuller, MS, Norbert Goldfield, MD

In a recent perspective piece in JAMA Forum, Dr. Ashish Jha of the Harvard School of Public Health argues that increased provider consolidation is threatening the financial viability of the […]

Early adopters of Value-Based Payment: A digital dialogue on what works

October 28th, 2016 / By Michael Keyes

Value-Based Payment (VBP) is top of mind for all who work with a Medicaid population in states across the U.S. Through its Delivery Service Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program and […]

Incentives Empower Providers to Improve Care

June 26th, 2015 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

For the last decade, we have been fortunate enough to work with many state Medicaid programs and commercial payers on reform efforts incorporating outcomes targets for health care providers. The […]

Predicting Medical Resource Utilization with Patient Surveys

April 15th, 2015 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Success in population health management rests in part on being able to identify high cost/high utilization population segments and provide interventions that help achieve better outcomes. With enough of a […]

eGuide: Medicaid – Innovation and the future of health care

Stay on top of the latest state innovations in health care as Medicaid programs continue to shift away from volume and toward value, efficiency and analytics.

The Need for Case Mix Adjusted Payments: Lessons from Louisiana’s PCMH Program

February 18th, 2015 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

The title says a lot: “Patient-Centered Medical Homes In Louisiana Had Minimal Impact On Medicaid Population’s Use Of Acute Care And Costs.”¹ Health plans and other payers want to improve […]

“The Times They Are a-Changin’”

February 4th, 2015 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Sing along with me! We are entering a time of unprecedented change in healthcare. I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the Healthcare Finance Management Association (HFMA) Region […]

Is one percent cost savings enough to curb growing healthcare costs?

December 4th, 2013 / By Kristine Daynes

In a legislative report on the Accountable Care Collaborative (ACC), the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing details how the program helped the state avoid $44 million in […]

Texas Transformation: A New Approach to Payment and Delivery of Medicaid Services

September 9th, 2013 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

Texas is implementing a new approach to the payment and delivery of Medicaid services, referred to as the Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program. Through a Medicaid 1115 Waiver, […]