Selecting the Right Alternative Payment Model: 4 Factors to Evaluate

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Payers are in the driver’s seat in the proliferation of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) whether it’s a performance based incentive, care management fee, MACRA options, CPC+, Next Gen ACO, Commercial ACO, bundled rate, capitated fee or other hybrid method. Your practice must proceed carefully before agreeing to an APM. Every practice is unique. Your situation […]

Early Detection: A top ACO priority

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Early detection of acute illness is a critical ACO success factor. It is also critical for providers interested in risk sharing arrangements and value-based care. ACOs and other population health initiatives need systems which support earlier detection and earlier treatment for illness episodes which carry the risk of requiring ER and inpatient care. For an […]

Recommendations for ACO Leaders

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

We congratulate all the ACOs recently named by U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). As you start operations we know you are focused on attribution lists, beneficiary data sharing letters, preparing for claims data, quality metrics capture and explaining what an ACO is all about to providers, staff and the community. The good news […]