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Jul 27, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Is It Time to Transition From CCMAs to APMs?

A Bridge for Healthcare Reform

Over the past decade, clinical co-management arrangements (CCMAs) have risen in popularity as a means to achieve a more integrated care delivery model. CCMAs have often been touted as an interim strategy to bridge hospitals to newer emerging models, but many hospitals have yet to cross that bridge.

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Topics: Healthcare Reform, APMs, Payment Model Reform, CMMAs

Mar 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Are You Ready to Capitalize on New Opportunities in Healthcare Transformation?

Bundled payments. Volume-to-value. Cost accounting. Process improvement. Patient engagement. Population health. Organizational leadership.

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Topics: Healthcare Quality, Population Health, Healthcare Reform, Transformation, Cost Accounting, Process Improvement

May 7, 2015 11:41:00 AM

The SGR Fix: Now What?

On April 16, 2015, President Obama signed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act into law, which repealed the much-maligned sustainable growth rate formula. Physicians are breathing a sigh of relief as the SGR repeal prevented steep reimbursement cuts that have been threatening physicians since the late 1990s. Now that the focus is off SGR, physicians and policy makers can shift focus to new patient care models that are supported under MACRA.

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Topics: SGR, Healthcare Reform