December 11, 2020
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Health Affairs | December 7, 2020

As health care moves into the digital age, patient experience measurement-a cornerstone of today's value-based health care movement-also must become digital. The results could mean a dramatic leap forward in how, and how well, the voice of the patient is heard...READ MORE   

Roji Health Intelligence | December 2, 2020    
The most substantial change is that 2021 will mark the introduction of the Alternate Payment Model (APM) Performance Pathway, known as the APP. The APP aligns MIPS and APM participation more effectively in the Quality Payment Program (QPP). The APP is a pre-defined set of measures for all APMs, including ACOs, and will replace the 10 measures reported through the Web Interface...READ MORE   

Medical Economics | December 9, 2020    
If there were ever any doubts about the seriousness of CMS' commitment to transitioning the nation's healthcare system from one based on volume-based to value-based compensation models, those doubts were squashed by a recent CMS blog post and bulletin, announcing the implementation of very significant temporary "flexibilities and adjustments" to various valued-based care (VBC) programs in an effort to ensure that providers participating in those programs are able to weather the chaos of the current pandemic...READ MORE   

AJMC | December 8, 2020

Since 2019, the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) has allowed accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the Basic or Enhanced tracks to choose either retrospectively or prospectively attributed ACO patient populations. Seriously ill patients with high needs, costs, and functional limitations have a high risk of death and may benefit from ACO care management strategies...READ MORE   


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