August 16 2019
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Medical Economics | August 7, 2019     
What makes an accountable care organization (ACO) successful?  Researchers with the U.S Department of Health and Human Services conducted interviews with officials from the 20 top-performing ACO's in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. The HHS officials asked the ACO leadership to identify the strategies they used to both improve care quality and cut costs .. . READ MORE    

RevCycle Intelligence | August, 2019 
Operating with one foot in fee-for-service and the other in value-based care has created significant administrative burdens for providers, so medical groups are now offering CMS value-based care reforms to simplify the model and move more providers away from volume... READ MORE   

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Roji Health Intelligence | August 15, 2019 
Last week CMS released a propos ed rule   addressing revisions in the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and the Quality Payment Program (QPP), along with a few other matters. Of 1,704 pages, only about 20 addressed ACOs issues directly. But ACOs should take a holistic approach to reading this proposed rule, as well as the proposed Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) rule.. . READ MORE   
Managed Care Connect | August 14, 2019     
Researchers recently sought to better understand how Accountable Care Organization (ACO) participation impacts spending in rural and underserved areas. According to the study results, which are published online in the New England Journal of Medicine, Medicare spending was lower among providers serving in rural and underserved areas who also participated in ACO shared savings contracts. . . READ MORE    

Exhibitor Spotlight

Ranked the #1 Value-based Care Transformation Solution in 2018 by Black Book Research, CareAllies has an extensive and successful history of innovative value-based provider collaborations. Our accountable care organization, provider engagement, practice transformation and home-based care delivery solutions focus on creating a customized plan-of-action to optimize care and the connections between providers, patients and payers. We work side-by-side with you to accelerate the transition to value-based care, helping improve the quality, value and experience of care for patients and make health care better for everyone.

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