January 29, 2021
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RevCycle Intelligence | January 25, 2020    
Accountable care organization (ACO) participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program has hit a new low in 2021, according to new data from CMS. The data dropped by CMS this week showed that 477 ACOs are participating in Medicare's flagship ACO program in 2021, down from 517 ACOs in 2020...READ MORE   

Modern Healthcare | January 25, 2021    
A flurry of recent mandates will completely upend the negotiating table between payers and providers, but how the final contracts will change going forward all depend on enforcement. Although most negotiations between hospital systems and insurers have been finalized for 2021, Rick Kes, a senior analyst at RSM, said recent mandates around surprise billing, price transparency and the antitrust exemption for health insurers will reverberate throughout the healthcare industry for years to come...READ MORE   

EHR Intelligence | January 19, 2021    
Skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) reported significant deficiencies in the completeness, timeliness, and usability of patient data sharing from hospitals to SNFs, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. This negatively impacts transitions of care. SNFs serve patients that often have high-risk or complex chronic conditions and care needs, resulting in frequent transitions between home, acute, post-acute, and long-term care settings...READ MORE   

Healthcare Innovation | January 22, 2021    
On Jan. 21, the leaders of NAACOS, the Washington, D.C.-based National Association of ACOs, published a press release to the association's website referencing newly published data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that shows a concerning drop in participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) over the past year...READ MORE   


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