June 1, 2018
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Becker's Hospital Review | May 8, 2018 
It's clear that healthcare providers are increasingly recognizing and accepting that value-based payment is here to stay. The tremendous growth in Accountable Care Organization (ACO) arrangements is a testament to this fact. When properly managed, ACOs present hospitals with the single greatest pathway to operational and financial success. Yet, some new ACOs have found that providing higher quality care and taking advantage of incentives from CMS are harder to achieve than initially expected... READ MORE   

Healthcare IT News | May 23, 2018     
Leigh Williams has a metaphor she likes to use to describe the shift from fee-for-service to value-based care. It's about fishing, in a boat on a lake. When there's a storm forming on the horizon when the barometric pressure starts dropping, that's when the "fish start biting like mad," said Williams, administrator of business systems at University of Virginia Health System... READ MORE

RevCycle Intelligence | May 29, 2018   
Moving accountable care organizations (ACOs) to Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) tracks with downside financial risk may not help the accountable care initiative generate savings, according to a new analysis from the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform (CHQPR). ..READ MORE

Healthcare Informatics | May 21, 2018   

Most physician organizations are not prepared for the move to value-based care, and 95% CIOs of group practices and large clinics state they do not have the information technology or staff in-house needed to transform value-based care end-to-end, according to a recent Black Book Research. This is driving many physician organizations to increasingly seek out the advice of value-based care consulting firms to review accountable care organizations opportunities.. . READ MORE   

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