Value-Based Reimbursement Advisor, March 21, 2017
March 21, 2017 Volume III, No.6
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  2. ACOs Reduced Medical Costs Without Increasing Drug Costs: UPMC Study

  3. Is Higher Healthcare Spending By Physicians Associated With Better Outcomes?

  4. Physician MACRA-Readiness: Mining QRUR and Other CMS Data to Maximize MIPS Performance

  5. New Chart: Incorporating Social Determinant Interventions Into a Population Health Strategy

  6. CAPG and 270-Plus Physician Organizations Urge CMS to Promote Alternative Payment Models in Medicare Advantage

  7. CMS Connected Care: Initiative Aimed at Chronic Care Management in Vulnerable Populations

  8. Payor Compare Tool to Help Care Teams Monitor Medicare Advantage Plans

  9. Physician Chronic Care Management Reimbursement: Roadmap to MIPS Success Under MACRA

  10. HINfographic: Home Visits Curb Readmissions and ER Utilization

  11. Social Determinants of Health in 2017: Scarcity of Supportive Services Hampers SDOH Linkages

  12. Healthcare Reacts to AHCA: Providers 'Cannot Support Legislation As Drafted'

  13. Direct-to-Consumer Telehealth Prompts New Use of Medical Services; Not Likely to Decrease Health Spending: Rand

  14. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Population Health Management

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