Value-Based Reimbursement Advisor, September 5, 2017
September 5, 2017 Volume III, No. 17
Sponsored by: Social Determinants of Health: Using Empathy Interviewing To Help Care Teams Understand Factors Impacting Patient Health

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  1. Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs Save $1 Billion, Improve Quality Over 3 Years: OIG

  2. Opportunities for Quality, Cost Improvement Following CABG Surgery: U-M Study

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

  4. Value-Based Models Offer Opportunity for Regulatory Improvements

  5. Only 3.3 Percent of ER Visits are "Avoidable": ACEP Study

  6. New Chart: Which Patient Populations Are Prioritized To Receive a Social Determinants of Health Screening?

  7. Population Health Management: New Payment Models Mean More 'Rising Risk' Scrutiny

  8. Joint Commission: What Does a 'High Performing' Healthcare Delivery System Mean?

  9. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Medication Management

  10. Food for Thought: Nutrition Programs Reduce Hospital Visits and Readmissions by Vulnerable Populations

  11. Massachusetts Shows Progress In Reducing the Number of Antibiotic Prescriptions Filled

  12. Infographic: U.S. Healthcare Spending

  13. HIPAA Compliance Manual, State-Customized

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