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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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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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6 Success Strategies as CMS Drives More Accountable Care by 2030

HIT Consultant

For the better part of a decade, the shift toward value-based care in the U.S. 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.

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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. They’ve also diversified the types of home-based care they offer, and are finally finding ways for it to make economic sense in capitated models.

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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. Medicare spends nearly $60 billion on post-acute care annually.

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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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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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HLTH22 Day 3 News Summary

HIT Consultant

DispatchHealth Raises $330M for Hospital-at-Home Care. DispatchHealth , a provider of in-home medical care raises $330M led by Optum Ventures with support from current investors such as Humana (NYSE: HUM), Oak HC/FT, Echo Health Ventures and Questa Capital.

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

HIT Consultant

Prior to Bright Health, Rabuse served several organizations in developing sustainable payer and provider partnerships to enhance delivery, outcomes, and cost of care, including Spire Orthopedics, Brighton Health Plan Solutions, Marwood Group, Montefiore, and Aetna.

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

HIT Consultant

– Innovative behavioral health company works with payers and health systems to enable value-based care for mental health and substance use populations.

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CareHarmony Secures $15M for AI-Powered Care Coordination

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – CareHarmony, an AI-powered care coordination solutions provider, today announced it has closed a $15 million Series A funding round led by Maverick Ventures, with participation from Nashville Capital Network.

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CMS Announces Strategy on Value-Based Payments for Specialty Care

Healthcare Law Blog

CMS’s strategic refresh initiative aims to meet five objectives: drive accountable care, advance health equity, support care innovations, improve access and affordability, and establish partnerships to achieve these objectives. Value-Based Care and ACOs.

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The Direct Link Between Value-Based Health Care, Digital Transformation and Social Determinants – Insights from Innovaccer and Morning Consult

Health Populi

Only 4% of health care payments in the U.S. “The end of pure FFS is near,” according to The State and Science of Value-Based Care , a report-out of survey research from Innovaccer and Morning Consult. First, consider the pace of change from FFS to value-based care.

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CMS Proposed Changes for ACO Reporting 2021

p3care

From the next performance year (2021), Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) expect different reporting requirements under the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Moreover, we can expect improved quality care for Medicare patients as an outcome. Quality of Care by ACOs.

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TytoCare & Carilion Clinic Partner to Expand Telehealth Offerings

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – TytoCare has partnered with Carilion Clinic , a not-for-profit health care organization serving Virginia’s Blue Ridge and Southwest Virginia regions. Shortage of Primary Care Physicians in Rural Communities.

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Video: The Impact of Accountable Care Organizations on Healthcare Delivery Pt 1

HIT Consultant

Accountable care organizations might create a paradigm shift for healthcare–but questions remain over implementation costs, provider enthusiasm, and performance measurement.

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Health-Tech C2Q:22 Preview: 5 Key Driving Factors to Watch

HIT Consultant

– Given high inflation rates, costs for traveling nurses, and light volumes in 2Q:22, he is cautious on stocks that sell into the acute care market in the near term.

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Video: The Impact of Accountable Care Organizations on Healthcare Delivery Pt 2

HIT Consultant

The second part interview where Host, Gina Clark, Chief Marketing Officer for AmerisourceBergen interviews Loreen Brown, VP of Access and Reimbursement for Xcenda to share her insights on the impact of Accountable Care Organizations on healthcare delivery.

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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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5 Steps Accountable Care Organizations Can Take in Preparation for Implementing Population Health Management Programs

Health Dialog

As we know, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are complex ecosystems and the implementation of new population health management programs can be daunting. Health Dialog recently worked with an ACO that wanted to reduce the number of avoidable readmissions and asked the primary care practices to contact all patients discharged from the hospital within 72 hours.

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Why Becoming ACO Improves Your Quality Payment Reporting?

p3care

ACO or Accountable Care Organization is a group of doctors, hospitals, medical centers, and other healthcare providers. This unit works together to care for and look after a patient’s health. Their main goal is to improve the quality of care for patients. Accountability.

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Why Becoming ACO Improves Your Quality Payment Reporting?

p3care

ACO or Accountable Care Organization is a group of doctors, hospitals, medical centers, and other healthcare providers. This unit works together to care for and look after a patient’s health. Their main goal is to improve the quality of care for patients. Accountability.

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Investigating Research Gaps in Value-Based Care

Accountable Care Doctors

Robert Mechanic, Executive Director, Institute for Accountable Care. The discussion revealed some shared concerns and gaps in data and knowledge, as well as differences in perspectives regarding the progress being made toward accountable care.

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JPMorgan Chase Launches 3 Advanced Primary Care Centers 

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Vera Whole Health announced a collaboration with Central Ohio Primary Care (COPC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. to launch three new on-site advanced primary care centers across the company’s Columbus offices.

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Investigating Research Gaps in Value-Based Care

Accountable Care Doctors

Robert Mechanic, Executive Director, Institute for Accountable Care. The discussion revealed some shared concerns and gaps in data and knowledge, as well as differences in perspectives regarding the progress being made toward accountable care.

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3 Senior Living Providers Merge to Form Curana Health

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Three leading organizations that provide healthcare services to senior living communities – Elite Patient Care, Provider Health Services, and AllyAlign Health – have joined forces to form Curana Health.

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Curana & Innovaccer Partner to Improve Outcomes for Senior Living Communities

HIT Consultant

– Together, Curana Health and Innovaccer will build an industry-leading value-based-care toolkit using the Innovaccer Health Cloud. By consolidating data, this process will create a unified patient record that provides a holistic patient view at the point of care.

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KAID Health Raises $4.25M for AI-Powered Provider/Payer Whole Chart Analysis Platform

HIT Consultant

– The funding will fuel growth of the provider/payer platform that integrates with the electronic medical records (EMR) to identify high-value tactical care and coding interventions. KAID Health allows providers to profit from delivering more informed coordinated care.

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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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CVS, Rush partner on new ACO for Chicago Medicare patients

Healthcare Dive

Rush University will be the only Chicago-area academic medical center participating in CVS’ first accountable care organization in ACO REACH

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Major government ACOs to cover 13.2M people this year

Healthcare Dive

Accountable care organizations and value-based care advocates cheered the news, with the National Association of ACOs calling 2023 a “turning point” for growth

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CAPP Shares Insights of Employer Dialogues at WHCC and SIIA

Accountable Care Doctors

But communication between the two groups is important and beneficial because providers and employers have a shared, vested interest in higher-value care. Providing well-coordinated care that focuses on the total health of a patient takes time and it takes a team. By Dr. Norman Chenven.

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CAPP Shares Insights of Employer Dialogues at WHCC and SIIA

Accountable Care Doctors

But communication between the two groups is important and beneficial because providers and employers have a shared, vested interest in higher-value care. Providing well-coordinated care that focuses on the total health of a patient takes time and it takes a team. By Dr. Norman Chenven.

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Virtual Care During the Pandemic: Five Lessons Learned

Accountable Care Doctors

The pandemic has pushed us to innovate farther and faster, with unprecedented reliance on telehealth and virtual care. Recent data shows the majority of Americans have now experienced a telehealth visit and 88 percent of Americans hope to use virtual care beyond the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Lessons Chart a Path to a Better Healthcare System

Accountable Care Doctors

All doctors should have the operational support and tools — analytics, connectivity, telehealth, care coordination — they need to succeed. Relationships between primary care and specialists are now digital.

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Virtual Care Today and Tomorrow Presented at WHCC

Accountable Care Doctors

Henry Ford Health System, CAPP Groups Lead with Creating the Digital Care Delivery System. It took a few years and a pandemic for the concept of “telehealth” to evolve into comprehensive digital pathways for the delivery of patient care.

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Quality, Service and Affordability Are Key Goals of Employer/Provider Collaboration

Accountable Care Doctors

Employers and health care providers are talking – finally. By communicating directly in a series of dialogues, these two groups are discovering common goals and new potential solutions to improve health care quality, the consumer experience, and affordability of services.

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Virtual Care Today and Tomorrow Presented at WHCC

Accountable Care Doctors

Henry Ford Health System, CAPP Groups Lead with Creating the Digital Care Delivery System. It took a few years and a pandemic for the concept of “telehealth” to evolve into comprehensive digital pathways for the delivery of patient care.

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Quality, Service and Affordability Are Key Goals of Employer/Provider Collaboration

Accountable Care Doctors

Employers and health care providers are talking – finally. By communicating directly in a series of dialogues, these two groups are discovering common goals and new potential solutions to improve health care quality, the consumer experience, and affordability of services.

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COVID-19 Lessons: A Path to a Better Health Care System

Accountable Care Doctors

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended health care in America, and as of this writing, is still raging on. A quick snapshot reveals how decades-long investments by CAPP groups to better integrate their care delivery systems is paying off. Today, health care is a team sport.

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The confluence of value-based care and population health

Health Blawg

In the weeks leading up to the HIMSS 2018 conference in early March, I posted a question to the HIMSS community (45,000 strong in person at the conference and over 180,000 strong on the Linked In group), seeking to encourage conversation about the intersection of value-based care and population health. We are certainly hurtling along the value-based care trajectory, and may not have the opportunity to make more that just a few mid-course corrections. Health Care Law and Consulting.

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Aligning the Interests of Employer Purchasers and Physicians to Accelerate Value

Accountable Care Doctors

Employers have a big influence on how and whether, as a nation, we accelerate the pace to value-based care. Employers also collectively shoulder the biggest share of national health care costs, which regularly rise faster on an annual basis than overall inflation.