Healthcare Business Weekly Update, June 20, 2016
June 20, 2016  Vol. XVIII, No. 16
Sponsored by: The New Physician Quality Reporting: Positioning Your Practice for MACRA's Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

Subsequent to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), which replaced the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula with a new physician payment approach, CMS is proposing two payment paths starting in January 2017: the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), which most physician practices are expected to adopt, and Alternative Payment Models (APMs). During The New Physician Quality Reporting: Positioning Your Practice for MACRA's Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, a 45-minute webinar on July 14, 2016, Eric Levin, McKesson director of strategic services, will provide a brief MACRA overview and outline where practices need to focus for the remainder of 2016 to avoid reimbursement penalties in 2017 based on the proposed rule. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. CMS to Physicians: 3 Things You Really Need to Know About MACRA

  2. Nielsen Study: How Patients Experience Accountable Care

  3. Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2016: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry

  4. New Study of Physicians and Health Plan Executives Reveals Actions Needed to Accelerate Value-Based Care

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

  6. New Chart: Top Patient Data Collected for Healthcare Analytics

  7. With Data Analytics, Actionable Information Shapes Care for Healthcare 'Hot-Spotters,' Pares Cost

  8. Post-Acute Care Trends: Cross-Setting Collaborations to Align Clinical Standards and Provider Demands

  9. HHS: State Pilot Shows Integrated Care for Dually Eligible Improves Outcomes, Curbs Utilization

  10. Infographic: Provider Risk Readiness

  11. Has Value-Based Payment Hit the Tipping Point? Study

  12. Data-Driven Care Transition Management: Action Plans for High-Risk Patients

  13. Behavioral Health Regional Integration Closer to Reality for Westchester Medical Center Health Network

  14. Behavioral Health Patient Engagement: Using Motivational Interviewing Techniques and Strategies To Improve Outcomes

  15. Data Analytics Drive Medicare Annual Wellness Visits, Boost Beneficiary Attribution, Retention

  16. Patients Treated for Opioid Dependence May Not Be Receiving Proper Treatment After Discharge

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