December 6, 2019
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Fierce Healthcare | December 3, 2019 
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) lowered Medicare spending by $755 million from 2013 to 2017, a new analysis found.  The analysis, released Tuesday by analytics firm Dobson, DaVanzo & Associates, comes as ACOs are working to meet new federal regulations from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to make them take on financial risk at a faster rate. . . READ MORE   
Becker's IT & CIO Report | December 6, 2019 
The healthcare sector faces economic pressures as consumers assume greater financial responsibility for their care and government payers roll out aggressive, value-based reimbursement models. These factors are pushing providers to deliver more integrated, team-based, coordinated care. To achieve these goals, healthcare systems must transform their IT, processes and organizational infrastructures, as well as their organizational cultures... READ MORE   

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AHIP | December 4, 2019    
Americans deserve high-quality, affordable health care choices, and value-based care arrangements play a critical role in delivering on that commitment. Health insurance providers are focused on delivering value to patients, and Prominence Health Plan's experience with a value-based shared-savings program underscores this.. . READ MORE    

RevCycle Intelligence | December 5, 2019 
Fourteen healthcare industry groups, including the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA), recently backed the campion to Senate legislation that would alter accountable care organization (ACO) benchmarking in Medicare's largest ACO program.. READ MORE   
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Diabetic Retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness for patients with diabetes, yet 60% of Americans with diabetes skip their sight-saving, annual eye exams. As a result, quality of life for diabetes patients reduces and utilization costs for ACOs and Health Plans increase. Primary care practices can play an essential role in closing this care gap to help guide the early detection of diabetic retinopathy. Topcon Screen from  Topcon Healthcare enables point of care testing for diabetic retinopathy, improves care coordination and risk adjustment within the diabetes population.

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