Healthcare Business Weekly Update, January 9, 2017
January 9, 2017  Vol. XVIII, No. 43
Sponsored by: Physician MACRA Preparation: Using QRUR and Other CMS Data to Maximize Your Performance

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  1. AMA CEO: Before Repealing ACA, Offer Replacement Details

  2. At MACRA Launch, Think Like a MIPS Top Performer

  3. Do Medicare Financial Penalties Reduce Hospital Readmissions? JAMA

  4. MACRA Physician Quality Reporting: Positioning Your Practice for the MIPS Merit-Based Incentive Payment Systems

  5. Medicare Bundled Payments Model Cut Joint Replacement Costs by More Than 20 Percent: Penn Study

  6. Social Determinants of Health: Scenarios to Encourage the Sharing of Sensitive Information

  7. Geisinger Springboard Health Seeks to Manage Chronic Conditions, Address Socioeconomic Health of Community

  8. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Population Health Management

  9. HHS Analysis: Uninsured Rate for Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Dropped Sharply During ACA Implementation

  10. Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2017: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry

  11. New Chart: What Are the Top Clinical Targets of Medication Management Programs?

  12. Infographic: Patient Attribution Guide for Population-Based Payment Models

  13. New Population Health Payment Models Mean More 'Rising Risk' Scrutiny

  14. Evidence-Based Health Coaching: Patient-Centered Competencies for Population Health

  15. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and Geneia Partner On Value-Based Analytics

  16. Care Coordination of Highest-Risk Patients: Business Case for Managing Complex Populations

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