For ACOs Large and Small, Sharing Ideas With an Open Mind
As the ACO and Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition gather in Miami, results are coming in, and it's time to figure out just what to measure.
Pilot-Testing a New Program for Providing Personalized and Patient-Centered Preventive Care
Program that enhances personalized and patient-centered preventive care at a busy inner-city primary care clinic may be associated with improved health outcomes.
The Accountable Primary Care Model: Beyond Medical Home 2.0
The new Accountable Primary Care Model delivers Triple Aim-like outcomes. This model is empirical, measurable, programmatic, scalable, and transplantable.
Areas of Addressable Friction for the Adoption of Greater Healthcare Affordability: Insights from US Physicians
Based on an analysis of Medscape Business of Medicine data, we identify 5 specific areas of friction for the success of payment reform efforts.
Sustainable Lifelines: Supporting Integrated Behavioral Health Services for Children and Adolescents in the Accountable Care Era
A reimbursement strategy for collaborative care models is presented to enhance access to integrated behavioral healthcare for children and adolescents from underserved areas.
The 2014 Elections and the Future of Medicaid
The 2014 elections are likely to have minor, but noticeable impacts on the future of the Medicaid program, both in terms of federal conversations on entitlement reform and in state approaches to the Medicaid expansion.
Ensuring the Integrity and Transparency of Public Reports: How a Possible Oversight Model Could Benefit Healthcare
To address the lack of standards in public reports of provider performance, the authors outline a model to ensure the integrity and transparency of reports.
Telehealth: An Important Tool in Achieving the Goals of the ACO Program and Why Restrictions Should Be Lifted in Final ACO Rule
Lifting section 1834(m) restrictions on telehealth services would help ACOs to utilize this beneficial tool to achieve their cost, quality, access, and patient engagement goals.
Finally: CMS to Address Allowing Hospitals More Say in Selecting Post Acute Care Providers
Hospital CEO and former SNF administrator, Dr Josh Luke, who founded the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative, discusses MEDPAC's recommendation to CMS that anti-steering regulations for hospitals be done away with.
Slowing in Healthcare Costs: Hold the Celebration
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