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-The Biden administration has paused or pulled some models testing value-based payments in healthcare, but the new director of the CMS agency overseeing model testing said the slowdown doesn’t equate to waning motivation for its mission...
Modern Healthcare | April 26, 2021

Population health and fee-for-service are not a rigid dichotomy. Treating them as such misses a major opportunity for healthcare executives looking to advance strategies to protect fee-for-service payments and volumes from eroding while preparing for the eventuality of a greater share of revenue coming from risk. I should know. At my organization, I am the executive who is saying both “I’m your revenue source” and “I’m your future...”
Healthcare Innovation | April 23, 2021
At its Spring 2021 Conference, the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) recognized three ACOs for their outstanding work to improve patient care in their communities. NAACOS said the three inaugural winners exemplify how ACOs across the country are improving care by addressing food insecurity, making house calls to reduce preventable emergency department visits, and engaging patients in preventive services...
A little more than 10 years ago, the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) set the nation’s badly broken healthcare system on a new path. In its bold shift away from the traditional fee-for-service (high volume-focused) payment model, the ACA set the stage for new value-based payment (VBP) models designed to reduce the rate of inappropriate services and sub-optimal care while improving population health outcomes...
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