Report Slams 340B Drug Discount ProgramA Pacific Research Institute report revealed that the 340B program is in desperate need of reform, while 340B Health refutes damaging claims.
Six things to know about CMS' new bundled payment modelCMS unveiled a voluntary episode bundled payment model, Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced). Here’s six things experts want you to know
Aggressive price growth pushes healthcare spending upRise in use of outpatient care and professional services contributed to quicker growth in spending for the privately insured over previous years.
End-of-life care: The growing role of PCPsChanging payment models means primary care physicians will increasingly take part in palliative care
Making care transitions work as an outpatient-only physicianFewer physicians are juggling outpatient and inpatient duties, yet the care coordination and transition processes are under greater scrutiny than ever. Here’s how to make them work.
[BLOG]: Clinical pharmacogenomics: Meeting the needs of the community through a dedicated clinic
[BLOG]: Clinical pharmacogenomics: Meeting the needs of the community through a dedicated clinicBLOG: Pharmacogenomics is the study of how DNA differences affect response to medications. This can explain why similar patients have different reactions to the same medication even if they receive the same dosage. The pharmacogenomics clinic at NorthShore is the first step toward a larger implementation.
Provider lists must include quality ratingsHealth plans should consider turning to their members to ask for quality feedback.
What you need to know about the two-midnight ruleImplementation of the new rule will likely reduce plans’ costs.
RACs reviewing POS coding for physician services in an outpatient settingRecovery audit contractors are looking at scenarios in which a physician furnishes services in an outpatient setting of a hospital to ensure that claims are being billed with the appropriate code. Here's how to make sure you're submitting accurate claims.
Health information exchanges get down to businessNew care models and federal requirements motivate HIE stakeholders