Darcie Hurteau has worked in the healthcare industry for more than 15 years. For the last 10 years, Darcie has helped hospitals and other healthcare providers understand changes in Medicare's reimbursement systems. As Director, she leads the DataGen team that provides decision support and education to hospitals and health systems across the country as they prepare for health reform payment strategies. Darcie started her career in healthcare finance at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York.
January 22, 2018
Estimating episodic target prices for each patient in the Oncology Care Model (OCM) can be challenging and time consuming. Applying that time to quality-focused care management tactics, based on observed utilization and patient outcomes, may wind up being more valuable, and help to reduce unnecessary spending.
December 11, 2017
This article focuses on the financial results that may accrue to a participating hospital throughout the remainder of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement program as a result of the migration from historical baseline to regional target rates, and rebasing of the historical baseline.
October 30, 2017
An overview of factors that make the Oncology Care Model performance period data challenging to navigate and use.
October 10, 2017
Current and potential Bundled Payment for Care Initiative (BPCI) participants are looking for answers to 3 key operational questions about BPCI Advanced. Here, we discuss what to look for in terms of quality metrics, gainsharing rules, and evaluation and participation periods.