Travis Broome is vice president of policy at Aledade, a new company helping doctors stay independent and thrive in the transition to value-based care. Joining Aledade early on, Travis helped Aledade grow from 2 accountable care organizations (ACOs) to 20 ACOs. From business development with both practices and payers, to early population health analytics, to serving as executive director for the Aledade Louisiana ACO, he has touched every part of Aledade as it has grown. Today, he is a thought leader on accountable care and is responsible for strategy development, policy analysis and economic modeling. Prior to Aledade, Travis was a regional director at CMS. He earned his MPH and MBA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
March 16, 2020
If you have a primary care relationship, there is at least one health care provider who does know you: your primary care physician (PCP). Yet in the turmoil of admission and the danger of discharge, it has often been likely that the only physician on earth who knows you and your health would never know that you spent 3 days in the hospital. That is, until you recovered and told the person.
September 20, 2018
CMS' Medicare Shared Savings Program proposal would make substantial changes to the benchmarking methodology for accountable care organizations.
August 14, 2018
The first in a series of articles that identifies CMS' goals in updating the Medicare Shared Savings Program and how well the proposals make taking on more risk appealing for accountable care organizations.
February 06, 2018
In healthcare, the “volume-to-value” movement seeks to align the interests of healthcare providers with the societal triple aim of better care, better health, and lower costs. The devil, as always, is in the details.
October 31, 2017
CMS just released 2016 data on the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the information proves that patience pays off, savings don't have to happen at the expense of quality, and that physician-led accountable care organizations are more successful.
September 21, 2017
What hurricanes and floods reveal about the shortcomings in value-based care policy.
October 14, 2016
In creating the final rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, CMS did an excellent job listening to, and responding to, a vast array of comments from healthcare stakeholders.
May 27, 2016
As the most advanced accountable care organization (ACO) model, Next Generation ACO has its appeal. However, it is the riskiest model, and one ACO explains why it decided to stay with the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
March 24, 2016
It looks like 2016 is shaping up to be the most pivotal year in healthcare policy in a long time.
March 23, 2016
There is a need for a new stop loss formula that ensures a level playing field and motivates accountable care organizations.