October 24, 2019
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Avalere | October 15, 2019    
New analysis from Avalere finds that physician-led accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) outperformed hospital-led ACOs by a significant margin. Additionally, MSSP ACOs continue to achieve higher savings the longer they participate in the program. The MSSP is Medicare's largest alternative payment model and seeks to transition Medicare away from fee-for-service payment into a new value-based environment. In 2018, 548 MSSP ACOs provided care to over 10 million Medicare beneficiaries and reduced Medicare spending by $739M.. . READ MORE    

Managed Healthcare Executive | October 11, 2019 
As the industry transitions from the fee-for-service model to value-based care, many providers are finding themselves struggling to straddle the divide. The shift away from volume has created many new administrative burdens that are handicapping providers' ability to focus on patient care... READ MORE   

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HealthAffairs | October 21, 2019 
In December 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a major overhaul of the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) by finalizing Pathways to Success. This was one of the largest changes to the Medicare ACO program since its initiation, with the most visible change being the shorter timeframe for ACOs to transition to downside risk (and to higher levels of downside risk). . . READ MORE   
Roji Health Intelligence| October 16, 2019 
Creating a good Patient Experience in health care has gained little traction, despite being touted as one of the Triple Aim's key goals in Value-Based Health Care. Health systems have been more focused on how to increase patients via health plan negotiations and consolidating regional providers, rather than focusing on the slower paced process of improving customer appeal... READ MORE   
Exhibitor Spotlight

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  • As your partner, we leverage your community members and assume shared risk. By engaging patients at home, we improve medication adherence, reduce both hospital admissions/ readmissions, and create opportunities to collect information around SDoH.
  • We broaden access to behavioral healthcare by facilitating collaboration between PCPs and C3 psych specialists.
Our solutions are supported by proprietary C3 technology, including telehealth and registry platforms.  Connect with us to start your journey to increased shared savings, improved quality performance, and greater results.

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