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September 20, 2019
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CAPP | September 1, 2019     
 
A growing number of physicians are not only asking their patients, "what's wrong," but "what's happening?"  This new awareness of the impact of life outside the exam room in determining health care status is fostered by the growing number of studies and discussion around social determinants of health (SDOH). Social determinants of health are the conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, and work that affect a wide range of health and quality-of-life outcomes. . . READ MORE    
 


Modern Healthcare | September 17, 2019 
    
About 90,000 clinicians who participated in advanced alternative payment models in 2017 are concerned that they haven't received bonuses from the CMS.  Advanced alternative payment models, also known as advanced APMs, were created under MACRA in 2015 and offer an opportunity for clinicians to receive a 5% bonus to their Medicare payments if they participate. .. READ MORE   
 
 
 
RevCycle Intelligence | September 16, 2019 
    
The latest accountable care organization (ACO) participation numbers for the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) raise concerns for the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS).  In a recent Health Affairs blog post, the leading ACO group reported that, in 2019, the MSSP experienced a dip in ACO participation for the first time since the program launched in 2012 .. . READ MORE   
 
 
 
Total Pharmacy | August 26, 2019 
    
The rise of value-based care has led to a greater discussion on the importance of pharmacists in the health system. Recently, a new review by an accountable care organization (ACO) known as Partners for Kids (PFK) has detailed how the inclusion of pharmacists in the development and execution of various quality improvements within the organization has positively affected outcomes for patients while also lowering overall costs.. . READ MORE   
 
 
 
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