March 6, 2020
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RevCycle Intelligence | March 3, 2020 
Alternative payment models (APM) primarily run by Medicare have generally produced modest savings and quality improvements. However, popular APMs including accountable care organization (ACO) and bundled payment models have high drop-out rates, which may indicate a problem with downside risk, according to a new review article in Health Affairs... READ MORE    

HealthPayer Intelligence | February 27, 2020    
Residents of western New York will have access to the region's first behavioral healthcare provider group with a value-based reimbursement arrangement, BCBS of Western New York announced in a statement emailed to journalists.  BCBS entered into the value-based reimbursement arrangement with Value Network. The provider group has over 100 providers in behavioral healthcare in Western New York. . . READ MORE    

Roji Health Intelligence | February 27, 2020
What if your best route to viability was  the high-risk path you feared the most, because that failure might destroy you?  That's the question Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have been asking this week-whether to participate in Medicare's new Direct Contracting (DC) initiative. With a shift in payments from Fee for Service (paid per-provider service), to Global Capitation (paid per-beneficiary), DC completely changes the incentives for the health care system. .. READ MORE    

Fierce Healthcare | March 4, 2020
Humana is bringing its value-based care know-how together with its aptitude for tackling social determinants among its Medicare Advantage (MA) members.  The  insurance giant  announced it's launching a new value-based care model to support providers in identifying and addressing several social concerns. .. READ MORE    

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