September 4, 2020
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Lightbeam Health Solutions | September 2, 2020    
On August 11, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center announced the new Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model as part of the President's recent executive order. The Model is an incredible accomplishment for patients and healthcare providers in rural areas that face social determinants of health (SDOH) challenges, like public transportation options, limited services and facilities, and the latest innovations to procedures...READ MORE   

HealthIT Answers | August 31, 2020    
Recently CMS released the proposed rule for the 2021 Quality Payment Program (QPP), which covers both the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs). For MIPS, there was speculation leading up to the release of the rule about how the COVID-19 pandemic would impact the program for 2020 and 2021...READ MORE   

AHIP | August 31, 2020    
Most accountable care models focus on primary care. This leaves specialists on the outside looking in, stuck, for the most part, in a fee-for-service world. That's despite the fact that specialty care accounts for about 70% of health care spend. Primary care-based models are designed to keep patients healthy and prevent disease. That makes sense - work to keep the population healthy...READ MORE   

Roji Health Intelligence | August 26, 2020    
Value-Based Reimbursement-once focused on incentives and shared savings-now more often means capitation. Whether adopting Medicare Alternative Payment Models (APMs) or contracting with health plans, physician groups and health systems have signaled greater willingness to adopt these new Risk payment models with their guaranteed payments for attributed patients...READ MORE   


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