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How should value-based payment programs reconcile after COVID-19?

September 30th, 2020 / By Shannon Garrison

Value-based payment (VBP) contracts have been taking hold across the spectrum of payers. Unfortunately, COVID-19 will make it difficult for VBP contracts to be settled. At some interval (usually yearly), […]

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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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Article: Lessons learned from New York State’s transition to value

With Michael Keyes

Michael Keyes describes the approach used by the State of New York in promoting the transition to value-based payment (VBP) and provides insights for how providers nationwide should approach VBP […]

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Hospitals, health systems and value-based payment: How do they work together?

July 25th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

The pressure to improve healthcare outcomes and reduce unnecessary use of healthcare resources weighs heavily on hospital and health system administrators working with tight margins. Success under value-based payment requires […]

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Mortality measures: Back from the dead….

May 16th, 2018 / By Richard Fuller, MS

Within the CMS proposed rule for FY2019 published at the end of April, there is a proposal to consolidate and improve the value-based purchasing (VBP) payment adjustment model. On the […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]