care coordination

Five rules for payer success in oncologyPayers must reinvent efforts to reduce cancer cost and increase quality for a value-based care world. Here’s five rules to follow.
Four ways MCOs can reduce health disparities in patients with disabilitiesA new study from The Ohio State University reveals eye-opening findings about individuals with developmental disabilities.
Bundled payments on ‘pause,’ but not for longPolitical uncertainty plagues new payment arrangement, but private payers embrace new model.
Here's how to tackle the challenges of care coordinationVirtually all primary care physicians engage in coordinated care to some degree, but the extra emphasis placed on it now by healthcare policymakers, along with new reimbursement models and reporting requirements, has primary care doctors looking for ways to improve how they coordinate care.
Three ways technology can lead to bundled payment successLay the groundwork for bundled payment; here are three areas in which technology can play a role.
Independent practices seek care coordination strategiesPhysician collaboration is difficult for small practices under today’s payment models, but its importance is growing.
Four developments helping address the opioid epidemicAs the opioid epidemic continues across the U.S., new treatment programs and guidelines could help reverse the trend.
Beyond ACOs Alternative payment models of the futureWhy today’s models will always be interim ones—and how the consumerization of healthcare will drive change.
How to utilize care coordination to boost practice incomeDoctors now can bill Medicare for transitional and chronic care managment, but not everyone will benefit.
Docs treading lightly with new payment modelsSurprising way a group of surveyed physicians are saying what they think is the best way to control costs.