Healthcare Business Weekly Update, September 12, 2016
September 12, 2016  Vol. XVIII, No. 26
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  1. Physician Quality Payment Program in 2017: Pick Your Pace

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

  3. Sixty Percent of Horizon BCBSNJ's Medical Spending in NJ Is To Its Patient-Centered Network of Doctors and Hospitals

  4. Home Visits Validate Predictive Analytics and 10 More 2016 Risk Stratification Trends

  5. 8 in 10 Hospital Leaders Say Predictive Analytics is Important to Future Yet Only One-Third Use It

  6. HINfographic: Data Analytics Frenzy Fueled by Population Health Management

  7. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Data Analytics and Integration

  8. Medicare Accountable Care Organizations 2015 Performance Year Quality and Financial Results

  9. Connected Care Management: Do Mathematical Risk Predictors Trump Provider Intuition?

  10. New Chart: What Is the Most Critical Attribute of High-Risk Patients?

  11. Care Coordination in an ACO: Population Health Management from Wellness to End-of-Life

  12. Healthcare System Not Meeting the Needs of 12 Million High-Cost, High-Need Patients

  13. Medicare Chronic Care Management Billing: Evidence-Based Workflows to Maximize CCM Revenue

  14. Stratifying High-Risk Patients: As Risk Prediction Prevails, Industry Eyes Social Determinants, Rising Risk

  15. Technological, Administrative Demands Cutting Into Physicians' Face Time With Patients

  16. Physician Reimbursement in 2016: 4 Billable Medicare Events to Maximize Care Management Revenue and Results

  17. Surgery at High-Quality Hospitals Costs Medicare Less Than at Low-Quality Hospitals; Savings Driven by Lower Post-Acute Care Use

  18. Bundled Payments for Post-Acute Care: Profiting from Alternative Payments and Clinical Redesign

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