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Accountability: Are You the Problem?

Baird Group

The difference between mediocre workers and top performers is not the goals they set but rather the accountability they have for achieving their goals. I often find that lack of accountability is the one thing most likely to impede progress. Accountability starts and ends with you!

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Signify Health, Ardent Health Services expand partnership into accountable care

Fierce Healthcare

Signify Health, Ardent Health Services expand partnership into accountable care. pminemyer. Wed, 12/14/2022 - 13:03

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Optum expects to treat 4M in fully accountable, value-based models this year

Fierce Healthcare

Optum expects to treat 4M in fully accountable, value-based models this year. pminemyer. Fri, 01/13/2023 - 07:31

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Accountability is Not Micromanaging

Baird Group

Accountability is Not Micromanaging. But don’t confuse micromanaging with holding people accountable. Holding people accountable is essential to achieving goals and getting the desired results. He was confusing accountability with micro-management.

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CVS sells off health savings account arm PayFlex

Fierce Healthcare

CVS sells off health savings account arm PayFlex. pminemyer. Thu, 04/07/2022 - 11:31

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Accountability Strengthens the Culture

Baird Group

Accountability Strengthens the Culture. A culture of accountability doesn’t just happen. ” The staff knows which leaders will hold them accountable and which will not. Creating a memorable foundation for a culture of accountability.

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Action Required: Register for an iQIES Account

Briggs Healthcare

To gain access to the iQIES system, all users must create an account and establish credentials in the HCQIS Access Roles and Profile (HARP) system, which is a secure identity management portal provided by CMS. Create an account in the HARP system using your corporate email address* at:? Once the user role request has been submitted AND approved by the PSO, you will receive notification via email informing you that your iQIES account access request has been approved.

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Post-ACA hospital readmission gains evaporate when accounting for observation stays, study finds

Fierce Healthcare

Post-ACA hospital readmission gains evaporate when accounting for observation stays, study finds. dmuoio. Mon, 11/28/2022 - 14:46

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Cerner unveils RevElate Patient Accounting platform to unify its RCM offerings

Fierce Healthcare

Cerner unveils RevElate Patient Accounting platform to unify its RCM offerings. dmuoio. Wed, 10/06/2021 - 11:29

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How Morgan Health is making its accountable care pitch to providers

Fierce Healthcare

How Morgan Health is making its accountable care pitch to providers. pminemyer. Fri, 12/10/2021 - 15:06

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CMMI wants every Medicare beneficiary in an accountable care plan by 2030

Health Care Dive

Officials acknowledged provider concerns that current models are too burdensome and benchmarks too complex, which the innovation center aims to rectify

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Hospitals have low level of accountability for connected device breaches

Healthcare Dive

Of the 43% of organizations that reported a data breach in the past two years, 88% said at least one connected device was a contributing factor to the breach, according to a new report

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6 Success Strategies as CMS Drives More Accountable Care by 2030

HIT Consultant

Historically, CMS models have focused on enabling providers to increase accountability for patients’ health through ACO condition-specific models and payer-supported models like Medicare Advantage. Siddharth Thakkar, VP, Product and Marketing at IKS Health.

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Paytient Raises $63M to Expand Health Payment Accounts (HPAs)

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Paytient, the creator and leading provider of Health Payment Accounts (HPAs), today announced a $40.5M What is a Health Payment Account? – Members choose the source of funds that is best for them— payroll deduction or the bank account of their choice.

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Accountability in Healthcare When Adverse Events Occur

Patient Safety Blog

Adverse events are an inevitable part of healthcare. Even when healthcare organizations pay strict attention to detail and plan for all likely outcomes, there will always be a percentage of adverse events that are simply unavoidable. communication incident management

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Charity care accounts for less than 1.4% of operating expenses at half of US hospitals, KFF finds

Fierce Healthcare

Charity care accounts for less than 1.4% of operating expenses at half of US hospitals, KFF finds. dmuoio. Mon, 11/07/2022 - 17:05

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Health Data Privacy: Majority of Patients Demand Accountability, Transparency

HIT Consultant

– An overwhelming percentage of patients demand accountability, transparency, and control as it relates to health data privacy.

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CMS should take local post-discharge care supply into account when measuring readmissions rates, study finds

Fierce Healthcare

CMS should take local post-discharge care supply into account when measuring readmissions rates, study finds. dmuoio. Mon, 07/11/2022 - 13:55

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Pandemic relief funds were unevenly distributed, didn't account for community burden: Health Affairs

Health Care Dive

Researchers analyzed HHS data on the Provider Relief Fund and found hospitals serving fewer patients with employer-sponsored insurance received less funding

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Accountable Care Organizations Are Diving Head First Into Home-Based Care

Home Health Care

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have considerably increased their home-based care arsenals over recent years. That’s according to the Institute for Accountable Care (IAC), which conducted a wide-ranging study on ACOs and home-based care that was released Thursday.

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Cybercriminals Use Bots to Steal Active Pharmacy Accounts and Resell Prescriptions

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Cybercriminals are leveraging illegal bots to steal pharmacy accounts and resell prescriptions on a secondary market for in-demand substances, like Oxycodone, according to recent research from Kasada ’s threat intelligence team.

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Care coordination: What's needed to succeed with accountable care and home health?

Healthcare It News

Care coordination is becoming increasingly important in U.S. healthcare for a variety of reasons, including the increased use of value-based care models, the behavioral care shortage and a boom in home healthcare.

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Misplaced Skepticism on Accountability for War Crimes Against Health Care in Ukraine

Bill of Health

Accountability for these crimes must be pursued. The Post account is also incorrect in viewing harm to civilians and hospitals as possibly acceptable by virtue of being in an area with legitimate military targets. By Leonard Rubenstein.

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The UN Must Take Steps To Be an Accountable Player in Public Health

Bill of Health

The less well-known case of lead-poisoning in Kosovo reiterates the fact that the lack of accountability under which the UN operates encourages the organization to take risky steps that it might otherwise avoid. By Bailey Kennedy.

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Characteristics and Performance of ACOs and Accountable Physician Groups: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?

Accountable Care Doctors

The Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP) engaged the Institute for Accountable Care (IAC) to review recent literature to assess the current state of research on the characteristics and performance of accountable care organizations (ACOs) and accountable physician groups.

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Blue Booking Long COVID: Accounting for Long-Term COVID-19 Complications in Social Security Disability Benefits Evaluations

Bill of Health

Going forward, we must find a way to account and provide for these individuals. The post Blue Booking Long COVID: Accounting for Long-Term COVID-19 Complications in Social Security Disability Benefits Evaluations appeared first on Bill of Health. By Jacob Madden.

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Cerner Launches RevElate Patient Accounting for Rev Cycle Portfolio

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Today Cerner announced the launch of Cerner RevElate™, the company’s go-forward patient accounting product that will bring new and enhanced capabilities to the Cerner® revenue cycle management portfolio.

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‘We Will Hold You Accountable’: New York Home Health Agencies to Pay $18.5 Million

Home Health Care

To any company in New York City that thinks they can get away with withholding workers’ rights and violating our laws: We will hold you accountable.”. The post ‘We Will Hold You Accountable’: New York Home Health Agencies to Pay $18.5

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Challenges facing the accountable care organization (ACO) system

Healthcare ECONOMIST

As Medicare Advantage grows each year, population-based alternative payment models like accountable care organizations are left with a shrinking pool of beneficiaries, he added. An interesting article in Modern Healthcare reviews some discussion at a recent Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) meeting. The first issue is that the pool of fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries is shrinking, at least on a relative basis.

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How to Build an Improvement Accountability System

Beterra

Healthcare improvement accountability is often lacking, making your team’s accomplishments, frustrations, and suggestions feel unnoticed or less valuable. 8 Tips for Keeping the Improvement Team Accountable. What can you do today to start building your accountability system?

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Council of Accountable Physician Practices Elects Joe Kimura, MD, MPH, Atrius Health, to Board of Directors

Accountable Care Doctors

The Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP), a coalition of visionary medical groups and health systems supporting accountable value-based care, has added Joe Kimura, MD, MPH, to its board of directors.

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U.S. Hospitals Will Lose $323 Billion in 2020 – Before Accounting for Growing COVID Cases

Health Populi

Hospitals Will Lose $323 Billion in 2020 – Before Accounting for Growing COVID Cases appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

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How to Reduce Accounts Receivable – 3 Simple Steps

Best Medical Billing Company | Physicians Revenue Group, Inc.

How to Reduce Accounts Receivable – 3 Simple Steps. As a result, reducing accounts receivable becomes a crucial part of enhancing the RCM process. This is possible when they are successfully able to track the accounts receivable days. Keep a Vigilant Eye on Accounts Receivable.

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How accountability helped PIH Good Samaritan Hospital reach a 4,500% ROI increase

nThrive

As more staff leveraged CarePricer, this allowed PIH to monitor their collections and create accountability within the organization. Rewa’s biggest suggestion for those looking to implement CarePricer was to ensure that everyone involved was being held accountable.

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Massachusetts Health Policy Commission Takes Steps to Hold High-Cost Health System Accountable

NASHP

The post Massachusetts Health Policy Commission Takes Steps to Hold High-Cost Health System Accountable appeared first on The National Academy for State Health Policy.

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The Health Data Interoperability Highway Is Coming. Is Your Organization Ready?

HIT Consultant

The TNAP program is designed to accommodate stakeholders that will exchange data, including QHINs, other health information networks, health information exchanges, accountable care organizations, data registries, labs, providers, payers, vendors, and suppliers.

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How Taking Care of Your Health Boosts Savings Accounts

Health Populi

The post How Taking Care of Your Health Boosts Savings Accounts appeared first on HealthPopuli.com. It will cost about $275,000 for a couple retiring in the U.S. this year to cover their healthcare costs for the rest of their life in retirement, Fidelity estimated. But Americans are notoriously pretty undisciplined about saving money, compared with peers living in other developed countries. How to address this challenge?

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Edifecs Partners with Empowered-Home to Deliver Automated Prior Authorizations

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Edifecs and Empowered-Home announced a partnership to provide automated prior authorizations to medical associations, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Independent Physician Associations (IPAs), medical groups, and home health care agencies.

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A Shared Responsibility Model

Bill Of Health

Engaging parameters,” accountability and benefit , redirect attention from those who experience injustice to those who contribute to or enjoy from the status quo. This post was originally published on the Verfassungsblog as part of our joint symposium on international pandemic lawmaking.

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HLTH22 Day 3 News Summary

HIT Consultant

Edifecs and Empowered-Home announced a partnership to provide automated prior authorizations to medical associations, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Independent Physician Associations (IPAs), medical groups, and home healthcare agencies.

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Exec Hires: UCM Digital Health Names Rondi Rabuse as President & COO

HIT Consultant

At Aetna, Rabuse helped build the company’s accountable care solutions division, including negotiating and leading the development of multiple successful provider partnerships. Rondi Rabuse, President & COO at UCM Digital Health.

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1099 Tax Deductions That Independent Contractors Should Know

p3care

Persons such as Doctors, Dentists, Lawyers, Accountants, Veterinarians, Contractors, and Subcontractors who work in an independent trade, or business and provide their services to the public are generally independent contractors and self-employed. Who Is An Independent Contractor?

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Forge Health Secures $11M for Value-Based Behavioral Health Model

HIT Consultant

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