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June 14, 2019
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Becker's Hospital CFO Report | June 12, 2019 
    
While alternative payment models such as ACOs aim to improve quality while lowering cost, 86 percent of U.S. physicians are still reimbursed in a fee-for-service model. This is a disincentive to engage in preventive care and reduce readmissions on a global scale During an executive roundtable hosted by Change Healthcare at the Becker's 2nd Health IT + Clinical Leadership + Pharmacy 2020 event on May 2 in Chicago, attendees discussed the gap between committing to value-based care and taking on risk.. . READ MORE   
 
 
 
Health Affairs | June, 2019     
 
Care for people living with serious illness is suboptimal for many reasons, including underpayment for key services (such as care coordination and social supports) in fee-for-service reimbursement. Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have potential to improve serious illness care because of their widespread dissemination, strong financial incentives for care coordination in downside-risk models, and flexibility in shared savings spending... READ MORE    
 



Healthcare IT Today | June 11, 2019     
 
A recent study by the HHS Office of Inspector General suggests that Medicare ACOs coordinate care more effectively when they have the right health IT tools in place, particularly when ACO members share one EHR platform and have access to a robust HIE.. . READ MORE    
 


Healthcare Innovation | June 11, 2019     
 
How can federal healthcare officials effectively stimulate forward the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) for accountable care organizations (ACOs)? A team of healthcare policy researchers believes that senior officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will need to rethink the financial incentives for ACO leaders-and will need to face up to a number of hurdles. . . READ MORE    
 


Exhibitor Spotlight
   

Roji Health IntelligenceĀ®  guides organized health care systems and their providers on the path to Value-Based Health Care. We help our clients earn a reputation for delivering measurable clinical excellence at reasonable cost, with customized services via our ONC-certified technology platform, Roji Health Intelligence Clinical Data Registry (CDR). Our pioneering Roji ACO+ Network: Select Specialists, facilitates ACO development of high value networks of specialists, while also helping specialists safely navigate financial risk. 
  

    
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