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Healthcare Innovation | May 19, 2022
Interoperability in healthcare, it would seem, is at an important inflection point. Rules around data exchange have been around for years, and regulate what patient information gets shared between payers, providers and the patients themselves. There are also standards around how that information is shared, and the forms it can take. But the transition to value-based care has caused a shift in terms of the standards that apply to the data exchange, and new rules and technology means there’s less chance for redundancy, administrative waste and roadblocks to patient access.
April marked the 10-year anniversary of the start of the agreement period for the first Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) – an ambitious program to reward health care providers for improving health care for people with Medicare. The program now includes 483 ACOs with over 525,000 participating clinicians serving more than 11 million Medicare beneficiaries. Shared Savings Program ACOs are groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers...
Increasingly, healthcare organizations are starting to design social determinants of health screening processes. Coming as a response to value-based care trends, social determinants of health screenings help clinicians and organization leaders understand the social issues affecting the health and wellness of the organization’s unique patient population. Those insights can inform the community health partnerships the organization builds to enable SDOH referrals, and help clinicians refer individual patients at the point of care.
Given the wide expansion of value-based payment (VBP) models in the United States, VBP can be a useful tool for reducing health inequities and advancing equity goals. VBP models provide more flexibility to address social drivers of health(SDoH); they provide services and care coordination that are not typically covered but may be particularly important for people experiencing worse outcomes due to socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, or other factors. However, some evidence suggests that the uptake of VBP models has lagged in marginalized populations...
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America's Physician Groups (APG) Annual Conference 2022
June 1 - 3, 2022 | San Diego, CA

National Primary Care Transformation Summit
July 26 - 29, 2022 | Virtual

RISE West 2022
Aug. 31 - Sep. 2, 2022 | Los Angeles, CA

Virtual Value-Based Payment Summit
September 20 - 23, 2022

Florida Association of ACOs (FLAACOs) Annual Conference
October 17 - 19, 2022 | Orlando, FL

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