Value-Based Reimbursement Advisor, December 5, 2017
December 5, 2017 Volume III, No. 23
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, David Buchanan, health plan consultant, most recently with Avalere Health, 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. Weak Incentives for Performance Improvement in Value Modifier Might Have Amplified its Ineffectiveness: Harvard

  2. Growing Acceptance of Value-Based Payments Among Family Physicians, but Barriers Still Exist: AAFP - Humana Study

  3. CMS Finalizes Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model, Cancels Episode Payment and Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Models

  4. Did Diagnostic Coding Impact Outcome of ACA Program to Reduce Hospital Readmissions? U-Mich Study

  5. Proactive Care Management in a Top-Performing ACO: Closing Quality and Care Gaps in High-Risk, High-Utilization Populations

  6. Post-Acute Care: The Next Tech Frontier for Health Systems Under Risk

  7. CMS Updates Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) Model for 2019

  8. New Chart: Which Patient Populations Are Prioritized for Community Health Partnerships?

  9. Accountable Care Organizations in 2017: ACO Adoption Doubles in Four Years As Shared Savings Gain Favor

  10. Innovative Community Healthcare Partnership: New Haven Primary Care Consortium

  11. LVHN Portal Places Healthcare Control in Patients' Hands, Liberates Staff

  12. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Community Health Partnerships

  13. Four Reasons That Could Explain ACOs' Sluggish Savings

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

  15. Infographic: The Impact of Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments on Insurance Markets

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