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‘Fee for service is going away’: What it really meansSince graduating from medical school, one of the most prevalent commentaries I have heard about health policy is “Fee-for-service is going away.” Depending on the commentator’s level of cynicism, that would be followed with either “You won’t be able to make a living in medicine anymore” or the milder “It’ll be interesting to see what happens.” Read more on Dr. Kaplan's insight on fee-for-service and what it means.
MACRA will drive value-based reimbursement momentumDuring the keynote session at the Advanced Payment Models in Healthcare Conference 2016, PwC experts shared how MACRA legislation will affect reimbursement.
Alternative payment models: Top 4 trends to watchThe 2016 Alternative Payment Models in Healthcare Conference 2016 is shedding light on which healthcare payment and delivery changes are evolving into large-scale, long-lasting solutions.
Finding the best MACRA rout to provider reimbursement
Finding the best MACRA rout to provider reimbursement
MACRA reforms are coming, but devil is in the detailsNo physician knows with certainty what payment tactics Medicare will actually be offering physicians, because CMS actually has not decided them yet. Thus the devil will be in the details. Here is what CMS must do.
Three ways to establish a value-focused organizationFrom changing leadership to new payment models, find out what to expect and how to succeed in 2016.
Predicting the future of Meaningful Use 3Medical Economics sat down with John Halamka, MD, MS, to ask questions about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' issuing of a Final Rule for attesting to Stage 3 of Meaningful Use programs as well as physicians' demands for delays of the 2017 starting.
ACA, MACRA: What they mean for you, patientsIn this interview, David F. Penson, MD, MPH, discusses the ACA’s impact on urology, the pros and cons of a single-payer system, and why collecting and reporting outcomes data will be crucial going forward.
How the SGR repeal will impact managed care
How the SGR repeal will impact managed careExperts weigh in on what to expect as provisions of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act roll out.