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Created upon enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMS Innovation Center) was established to design, implement and test new healthcare payment and delivery models for Medicare and Medicaid. Managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the CMS Innovation Center aims to achieve better care for patients, better health for our communities and lower costs through the improvement of our healthcare system. At the end of 2021, the CMS Innovation Center released a strategy refresh...
The COVID-19 pandemic changed how healthcare organizations approach care delivery, but the industry needs more efficient and transparent data sharing methods to accelerate provider transition to value-based care models. Providers and payers alike are increasingly moving away from fee-for-service and shifting toward value-based payment models, which reimburse providers based on the quality of care they provide rather than quantity. Value-based care models allow providers to expand care delivery and offer services that may not be traditionally reimbursed under fee-for-service models, such as providing transportation services to facilitate care...
Health care has been suffering for a while—just ask any participant, including patients. You will hear about burnout, pressures to perform, changes in the market, pressures of new technology, fiefdoms, consumerism, and to top it off, the buildup of competition between traditional health care enterprises and new corporate health care businesses. Then there’s the pandemic, which may be sidelined publicly but continues to ravage health and the business of health care. Value-Based Care and its sidekick, Alternative Payment Models (APMs), continue to pressure health care finances. Providers, who have played cat-and-mouse with APMs for a while now, are beginning to recognize the need to capitulate and start moving into the APM mode.
Value-based payment (VBP) models can be a useful tool for reducing health inequities and advancing equity goals. However, some evidence suggests that the uptake of VBP models has lagged in marginalized populations, and that in some circumstances VBP could exacerbate disparities. Consequently, many VBP models are now adopting a more intentional focus on equity. In this context, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (the Innovation Center) recently announced that its Global and Professional Direct Contracting pilot,,,
Sponsored Webinars

How to Successfully Engage ACOs and Affiliate Networks to Unleash Economic Value
  • Topic: following the evolution of fee-for-service arrangements to true global risk contracts
Sponsored by: Stellar Health
June 7, 2022 | 1 PM EST

SDOH from the Theoretical to the Practical: A Story of Success in Dallas
  • Topic: Challenges and solutions for effectively addressing SDOH in patient populations
June 21, 2022 | 1 PM EST

The 5 Levers of Value-Based Care: Achieving Success Across the Continuum
  • Topic: Enhancing effectiveness of value-based programs, addressing whole person care initiatives, and complying with CMS regulatory requirements
Sponsored by: CarePort
June 23, 2022 | 1 PM EST


Solving the VBC Cost-Quality Paradox
  • Topic: Strategies to increase quality and lower costs for value-based care providers
Sponsored by: Calcium Health

5 Key Components for Organizational Growth within Value-based Care
  • Topic: utilizing network and performance monitoring through the ROMEO model to achieve growth
Sponsored by: Trella Health

Check our our Webinar Archive to view past webinars on a variety of value-based care related topics!

Upcoming Conferences
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

HLTH 2022
November 13 - 16, 2022 | Las Vegas, NV
Flash Interview
This week's focus: ACO Management & Support Services
Each week we showcase one of our solution providers in a 4-5 minute interview and ask them what they bring to the ACO Community and what sets them apart. Today's guest:
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