February 19, 2021
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RevCycle Intelligence | February 17, 2021    
A CMS-run care delivery model focused on addressing social determinants of health has effectively identified higher cost and utilization patients while reducing potentially unnecessary emergency department (ED) visits, a new report shows. The Accountable Health Communities (AHC) Model reduced hospital ED visits by 9 percent for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries screened for health-related social needs, including housing instability, food insecurity, and transportation difficulties, RTI International reported earlier this month...READ MORE   

Modern Healthcare | February 17, 2021    
HHS needs to overhaul its approach to value-based payment to ensure widespread practice transformation and rein in Medicare spending, according to a report by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania released Wednesday...READ MORE   

Fierce Healthcare | February 11, 2021    
Although specialty care drives 40% to 60% of medical costs, specialists are often disconnected from accountable care organizations. Their fee and incentive structures are distinct, and too many care management systems don't try to bring specialists into the fold...READ MORE   

Healthcare Business Today | February 10, 2021    
Everyone who's reeling from 2020 is hoping for light in 2021. Health care, especially-systems, hospitals, clinical practices and their providers-wants the pain to stop. What might lie ahead for health care next year? Here's what we're thinking about the near future, and what you should watch for in 2021...READ MORE   


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