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Keeping within expenditure limits is a top priority for most ACOs for Medicare. That makes sense. Savings are the main distinguishing feature of an ACO arrangement, as opposed to straight Fee-for-Service reimbursement. ACOs that accept downside risk can’t afford to exceed the expenditure target. It’s in their best interest to create initiatives to cut costs and control expenses—especially for services outside the ACO, such as post-acute care...
DOTmed | August 23, 2021

Consider professional sports – MLB scouts understand that finding the right players to add to their roster means looking beyond the surface. And healthcare professionals, especially those participating in value-based care models, have to do the same. Billy Beane, General Manager of the Oakland A’s, knew that the road to his team’s success would require divergence from old-school traditions. When tasked with evaluating players using a limited budget, Beane and his staff leaned on the tangible evidence that only data could provide...
To date, 48 states plus the District of Columbia have implemented value-based care initiatives in one form or another. Driven by both efficiency and outcome, value-based care (VBC) models rely heavily on healthcare data from payors, providers, and patients in order to optimize performance. As more healthcare systems accept VBC models as the way of the future, they must become experts in handling real-world healthcare data to optimize their own operations...
Partnering with private consulting firms could prompt hospitals to participate in a greater number of episodes in a federal bundled payments program, according to new research. The voluntary Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative Advanced Model, or BPCI Advanced, compares spending for specific clinical episodes, like congestive heart failure or sepsis, with benchmarks set by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...
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