Value-Based Reimbursement Advisor, November 21, 2017
November 21, 2017 Volume III, No. 22
Sponsored by: Trends Shaping the Healthcare Industry in 2018: A Strategic Planning Session

Uncertainty regarding the future of the Affordable Care Act, combined with industry market forces, including consolidations, positioning for value-based healthcare, cost containment, technology and efforts to understand and address the whole patient, have been key drivers in the healthcare industry this year.

During Trends Shaping the Healthcare Industry in 2018: A Strategic Planning Session, a December 7th webinar at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, two industry thought leaders, Cynthia Kilroy, principal at Cynthia Kilroy Consulting, and Brian Sanderson, managing principal, healthcare services, Crowe Horwath, will provide a roadmap to the key issues, challenges and opportunities for healthcare organizations in 2018. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. Humana MA Members in Value-Based Agreements Had Fewer Admissions, ER Visits, Lower Costs than FFS Members

  2. States Remain Committed to Value-Based Payment Models

  3. Physician Hospital Employment Increased Medicare Costs for 4 Services by $3.1 Billion

  4. 5 Factors Driving Increases in U.S. Healthcare Spending: JAMA

  5. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations

  6. Industry Report Highlights Widespread Dissatisfaction with EHRs and PHMs for Quality Performance Management

  7. Federal Program to Reduce Hospital Readmissions Linked to Increased Risk of Death Among Heart Failure Patients

  8. New Chart: What Are the Greatest Hurdles in the Medicare Chronic Care Management Program?

  9. Community Health Partnerships in 2017: Alliances Aim to Improve Care Access

  10. CMS Cancels Shared Decision-Making Model Due to Insufficient ACO Interest

  11. Centralized Care Management to Reduce Readmissions and Avoidable ED Visits in High-Risk Populations

  12. Guest Post: Value-Based Care is Dying—But Longitudinal Patient Data Can Revive It

  13. U.S. Women's Health Alliance Launches First-Ever, National Maternity Episode of Care

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

  15. Infographic: A State-by-State Value-Based Reimbursement Comparison

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