alternative payment models Nine things healthcare executives should know about MACRA January 06, 2017 By Pranjali Joshi Although CMS released the final rule for MACRA in October, there is still quite a bit of confusion. MACRA changes physician reimbursement model January 01, 2017 By Kathryn Foxhall The new “MACRA” system, underway as of January 2017, massively changes the way physicians are paid under Medicare and will impact pediatricians indirectly but substantially, say experts. Top 5 of 2016: Practice management December 19, 2016 In 2016, Dermatology Times provided several articles offering guidance on the business side of dermatology. Spanning such topics as using social media effectively, to designing the ideal office space and whether or not a cash-based model is right for you, these were the top five practice management articles of 2016. Beyond ACOs Alternative payment models of the future Why today’s models will always be interim ones—and
how the consumerization of healthcare will drive change. CMS grants docs reprieve from MACRA implementation September 13, 2016 By Tracey Walker Here’s how you can take advantage of this breathing room. CMS divulges CPC+ regions: What you need to know August 08, 2016 By Tracey Walker Doctors in these states are now eligible for CPC+. Experts share how to prepare. Alternative Payment Model could be saving grace for quality improvement An APM can potentially serve as an opportunity for a practice or organization to generate new ways to improve their patient’s care while simultaneously developing a means to promote financial viability in the new ‘value driven’ system. Eleven ways MACRA will impact your business June 25, 2016 By Tracey Walker What impact will MACRA have on your organization? We asked experts to tell us. MACRA final rule could hit healthcare industry hard May 11, 2016 By Tracey Walker MACRA, which will further the shift to value-based reimbursement, has industry insiders grappling with the complexities, particularly those related to reporting guidelines for providers. Pharmacists critical to success in 5 value-based models April 22, 2016 By Mari Edlin At AMCP 2016, presenters identified five types of alternative payment models, and shared why pharmacists play a key role.