Value Based Care

Spotlighting Social, Emotional Needs in Underserved Populations With Cancer

September 14th 2021, 1:00pm

Article

Psychological and emotional needs specific to populations with cancer are often overlooked in clinical research, including those of adolescents, young adults, immigrants, and people of lower socioeconomic status.

Transitions of Care: Supporting Patients and Physician Partners

September 10th 2021, 7:00pm

Article

An emphasis on transitions of care should ensure the highest level of care for patients and provide support to physicians.

Biden Administration Drug Plan Includes Value-Based Payment Ideas for Medicare

September 9th 2021, 7:53pm

Article

The administration said it would make the results of its drug price negotiations with manufacturers, as well as its approach to value-based care models, open to a variety of payers.

Modeling Financial Outcomes and Quantifying Risk in Episode-Based Payment Models

August 23rd 2021, 5:00pm

Article

This article provides a description of prospective financial simulation methodology and use cases with empirical data for episode-based bundled payments, including implications for contract negotiations and value-based care redesign.

Approaching NAFLD Management With a Multidisciplinary Clinic Model

August 9th 2021, 6:40pm

Article

Multidisciplinary care is an ideal way to management non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) because it is a complex disease associated with numerous comorbidities and necessitating lifestyle changes.

Addressing Financial Toxicity With Patients and Health Systems

July 23rd 2021, 1:30pm

Article

Speakers at the Advanced Topics for Oncology Pharmacy Professionals Summit discussed financial toxicity in health care, how it particularly impacts patients with cancer, and how to address the issue with patients and the health system.

MA Primary Care Payment Models Influenced Telemedicine Usage During the Pandemic, Research Shows

July 16th 2021, 3:00pm

Article

Larger primary care practices in downside risk–only payment models and capitation saw the highest telemedicine utilization rates by their patients enrolled in Medicare Advantage (MA) plans.

Contributor: MACRA Has Not Lived Up to Its Promise

July 5th 2021, 7:45pm

Article

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) needs to be reimagined get back on track and to live up to its promise to incentivize value-based care.

To Advance Health Equity, Use the Data—Don’t Just Collect Them, Officials Say

June 23rd 2021, 6:15pm

Article

At a session of AHIP 2021 Institute and Expo Online, the head of North Carolina's health and human services department and a health equity policy advisor in the Biden administration discussed how collecting and using data to achieve health equity is ultimately a policy decision.

Xcenda Report Shows Biosimilar Competition Lowered Drug Prices of Reference Oncology Biologics

June 23rd 2021, 4:01pm

Article

A report from Xcenda showed that biosimilars for 8 blockbuster reference biologics have successfully kept drug prices from increasing by an average of 56%, restoring the possibility that biosimilars could achieve significant discounts despite facing several barriers to uptake.