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How well does the CMS-HCC risk adjustment model predict future expense?

August 26th, 2019 / By Samuel Young, MD

In my previous blog, “Demystifying Medicare Risk Adjustment,” I introduced the model that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uses to predict future Medicare Advantage health expenditures—the CMS-HCC […]

eGuide: A single source of truth

How to combine reliable data and performance management for a successful value-based healthcare system.

HCCs: The importance of coders

July 26th, 2019 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC

After attending an AAPC presentation last year, I published a blog about HCC coding. Since then, I have continued to dive into the world of HCCs. To follow up on […]

Meaningful outcomes comparison requires risk adjustment, but the risk adjustment needs to achieve its purpose

July 24th, 2019 / By Richard Fuller, MS

Risk adjustment is a correction applied in hospital performance measurement to account for the contribution of population characteristics that are beyond the control of the hospital. The effects of these […]

Webinar: Tackle preventable readmissions and their penalties

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Quality expert Cheryl Manchenton explores ways to reduce readmissions penalties.

Podcast Episode Transcript: Good intentions and unintended consequences: A look at healthcare policy

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is Gordon Moore, your host, and today I am speaking with Harold D. Miller. He’s the president and CEO of […]

eGuide: Data analytics: More promise than performance?

In an era of unprecedented data access, how can you leverage data to benefit your patients and populations?

Implications of the 2019 Medicare Advantage Part 1 Advance Notice

January 10th, 2018 / By Gretchen Mills

On December 27, 2017, CMS published Part 1 of this year’s Medicare Advantage (MA) Advance Notice highlighting proposed changes in MA payments for 2019. CMS requires comments on this Part […]

Article: Embrace risk adjustment

With Donna Smith, RHIA

This article details how coders can enhance their careers by becoming proficient in the finer points of the latest payment methodologies.

Webinar: Managing variation in health care: The unique role of risk adjustment

With L. Gordon Moore, MD, Erika Johnson

In this webinar, experts L. Gordon Moore and Erika Johnson discuss using risk adjustment to reveal variation in health care.

Video: What They’re Watching: Jason Burke

Find out how technology can help identify & remove waste so the focus can shift to care quality.

Value-based payment means risk adjustment for effective revenue cycle management

May 3rd, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

Value-based payment models are attracting attention for risk adjustment methodologies, especially HCC risk adjustment, which is used to calculate cost benchmarks for Medicare Advantage and other CMS payment models including […]