October 16, 2020
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HealthEC | October 13, 2020    
In most parts of the United States, the use of value-based care (VBC) arrangements are growing, and health systems today typically participate in a diverse VBC portfolio. Nevertheless, the proportion of total net patient revenue derived from these programs is usually small. Based on CHIME's Most Wired Data, an average of 26% of hospital revenue in the US comes from VBC contracts. And some organizations are still questioning what the ROI is for their VBC investment...READ MORE   

Modern Healthcare | October 10, 2020    
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation designed its direct-contracting program to attract providers that didn't take part in its accountable care models. Experts predicted the model's financial terms would entice new provider organizations. The Medicare Shared Savings Program "had a core problem: If you did not have an established patient base, you could not be an ACO," said former CMS official Travis Broome...READ MORE   

Medical Economics | October 8, 2020    
Medical providers of all types have faced significant challenges to their finances and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic as patient volume declined and expenses for items such as personal protective equipment soared. For accountable care organizations (ACOs), many of which take on greater risk than other providers through value-based care arrangements, the challenges have been particularly acute...READ MORE   

Roji Health Intelligence | October 9, 2020    
As ACOs become subject to Risk arrangements, especially global capitation, specialty costs should be one of the first areas to examine for long-term savings potential. Optimal use of specialists and engagement with specialty providers will prove essential for cost management. This is new territory for providers who have decentralized most decisions about specialty referrals and subsequent specialty medical decisions...READ MORE   


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