Value-Based Reimbursement Advisor, August 22, 2017
August 22, 2017 Volume III, No. 16
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  1. New AMA Tools Help Physicians with Medicare's New Quality Payment Program

  2. Advocate ACO Nutrition Program Saves Up to $3,800 Per Patient

  3. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations

  4. CMS Proposes Changes to Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model, Cancellation of Incentive Payment Models

  5. Small Cash Incentives to Newly Insured Low-Income Plan Members Can Encourage Primary Care Visits: UC-Denver Study

  6. New Chart: What Are the Key Components of Chronic Care Management Programs?

  7. Case Management in 2017: More Care Team Integration; Face-to-Face CM Encounters Edge Out Telephonic

  8. Study: Medicaid Expansion Helped Reduce Reliance on Federal Income Assistance

  9. A Collaborative Blueprint for Reducing SNF Readmissions: Driving Results with Quality Reporting and Performance Metrics

  10. Service Action Teams Turn Front-Line Staff into Patient Experience Ambassadors

  11. GIVEAWAY! You could win our upcoming report on SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

  12. Joint Commission: Few Outcome Measures Meet Accuracy, Validity Criteria

  13. Infographic: Reducing Clinical Variation Through Analytics

  14. $105 Million in HHS Awards to Benefit 1300+ Health Centers

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