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Tag: value-based purchasing

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What are America’s Health Insurance Plans thinking about in these tumultuous times?

August 14th, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

These times of uncertainty and stress press us to rethink what we are doing and where we are headed in terms of health care. I had a chance to speak […]

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Webinar: Next steps for value-based purchasing

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

When shifting to value-based purchasing and rewarding value, outcomes and patient satisfaction over volume, providers need to know what’s next and apply best practices. View our webinar to learn what’s […]

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Does Medicare’s value-based purchasing model really create value in healthcare delivery?

December 2nd, 2019 / By Samuel Young, MD

Value-based reimbursement is the soup du jour in the medical industry these days. How value is defined, however, can vary depending on one’s perspective. Most experts in the field agree […]

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Webinar: Ready for 2019 value-based purchasing?

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

The new year is upon us: Are you ready for the 2019 Value-Based Purchasing Program? Eric Sorenson and Cheryl Manchenton will help you get up to speed.

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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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Four ways HCCs impact health systems

December 22nd, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) have been the underlying risk adjustment for many Medicare programs for several years. But they didn’t attract wide interest until CMS began shifting more payment toward […]

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How can we match the right resources and interventions to patient needs? Better risk stratification

September 11th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

With the unrelenting pressure to reduce unnecessary costs in healthcare delivery and despite (or maybe because of) the lack of clear direction from the federal government, Medicaid plans across the […]

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Risky business: Achieving value-based purchasing goals in New York State

April 14th, 2017 / By Michael Keyes

I’ve spent much of the last few months traversing the State of New York speaking to our Medicaid MCOs about their strategies to reach the state’s value-based purchasing (VBP) goals. It’s […]

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Moving from “the data is wrong” to “all data is flawed but still useful”

April 12th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Value-based purchasing and population health management are supposed to change aspects of the relationship between insurers (health plans) and providers (accountable care organizations, health systems, etc).  New contracts are supposed […]

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VBP pilot programs underway in New York State

March 20th, 2017 / By Matthew Ehlinger

In New York State (NYS), as the final results for measurement Year 2 are solidifying, Value-based Payment (VBP) pilot programs are starting. The VBP pilots do not have an easy […]

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Webinar: How your approach to quality impacts total performance scores

With Donna Smith, RHIA

This webinar reviews the Total Performance Score calculation and how the Value-Based Purchasing Program measures will impact payment.

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Transitional care interventions: Evidence supports more intense interventions

January 8th, 2016 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Responding to value-based-purchasing, provider groups across the US are implementing or tweaking programs to reduce unnecessary hospital readmission or emergency department visits. Much of this is stimulated by Medicare’s plans […]