May 10, 2019
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Healthcare Dive | May 8, 2019 
Dive Brief:
  • Accountable care organizations are less likely to leave the Medicare Shared Savings Program after their third year in the program, according to a new study published in the May issue of Health Affairs.
  • Some 30% of all MSSP ACOs exited within the first five years of the program, mostly midcontract, the study found. Of that, 4% exited in their first year, 9.5% in their second year, 20.7% in their third year, 10.6% in their fourth year and 11.2% in their fifth...READ MORE  
RevCycle Intelligence | May 7, 2019     
Medicaid accountable care organizations (ACOs) have not grown as quickly as industry experts anticipated, according to a new  report from Leavitt Partners.  ACOs with at least one Medicaid contract accounted for just eight percent of all ACOs by the end of 2018, the healthcare intelligence business found using ACO data from their Torch Insight database. . . READ MORE    

Roji Health Intelligence | May 8, 2019 
Embraced by some provider groups and disparaged by others, CMS's five new payment models for practices focused on primary care include much to consider. All reflect a key departure of Medicare's Value-Based Health Care (VBHC) efforts to date: they are direct efforts by Medicare to transition physician practice revenues to risk without the necessity of ACO participation. .. READ MORE   
Healthcare Innovation | April 29, 2019     
At the 16th annual World Health Care Congress that took place in Washington, D.C., healthcare payer and provider executives held dynamic discussions on the move toward value-based care while emphasizing that transformation will be needed at all levels- clinically, operationally, and culturally...    READ MORE    

Vendor Spotlight

CareJourney is a leading provider of cost-effective, clinically-relevant analytics for value-based networks and currently supports over 50 ACOs across the US in achieving their shared savings goals. We do this by combining claims data with other openly available data sets and research-based, openly available algorithms. Through our core CareJourney Platform, we provide members with interactive dashboards of clinically-relevant insights and through the Network Advantage product, help members evaluate providers and build networks based on pre-selected and customizable performance metrics.
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