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Tag: risk adjustment

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Back to basics: HCCs 101

April 30, 2021 / By Chris Berg, RHIA

Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) have been used in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) risk adjustment payment model since 2004. That’s 17 years! More and more HIM professionals […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Seeing value from the patient’s perspective

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. And with me today is Dr. Kenton Johnston. He is the associate professor in the […]

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Data-driven approaches are essential to assessing COVID-19 risk

June 3, 2020 / By Megan Carr

As we all face the reality of day-to-day life during a pandemic, I consider myself in the lucky category. My husband and I may struggle as we manage two full-time […]

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

August 26, 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 […]

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eGuide: A single source of truth

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

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HCCs: The importance of coders

July 26, 2019 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

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 […]

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

July 24, 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 […]

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Webinar: Let’s talk: Creating a common inpatient language for value

During this webinar, learn about key features of the 3M APR DRGs, how they are commonly used by payers and providers and the impact they have on creating value.  

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Webinar: Tackle preventable readmissions and their penalties

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Quality expert Cheryl Manchenton explores ways to reduce readmissions penalties.

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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 […]

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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?

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Implications of the 2019 Medicare Advantage Part 1 Advance Notice

January 10, 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 […]