reimbursement trends resource center Value-based reimbursement readiness: 3 critical questions April 01, 2016 By Aine Cryts Here are three questions payers must ask to determine providers’ readiness to engage in risk-based reimbursement. Measuring payer, provider progress in the move to value March 24, 2016 By Aine Cryts In the move to value-based care, there have been surprises and disruptions for payers and providers alike. In this Q&A, an expert shares where we are now. Seven risk-sharing mistakes to avoid in healthcare March 01, 2016 By Aine Cryts Considering entering into a risk-sharing agreement with another payer or provider? Avoid these top mistakes. Is value-based pay leading to more MD face time? February 19, 2016 By Aine Cryts In the fee-for-service world, physicians need to squeeze in more visits into less time. Here’s how value-based reimbursement is changing the model. Launching a successful ACO: 5 critical steps Launching a successful accountable care organization is not easy. Here are some tips from David Swieskowski, MD, MBA, president and chief accountable care officer at Mercy ACO. Have CMS, AHIP cured quality measure fatigue? February 17, 2016 By Tracey Walker CMS and AHIP, together with physician groups and other stakeholders, announce alignment and simplification of quality measures. One successful ACO's secret to success Mercy Accountable Care Organization (ACO) has identified and successfully leveraged a critical factor to supplement its population health strategies. ICD-10 impact on reimbursement, payers, and providers February 02, 2016 By Aine Cryts How did the ICD-10 transition impact health systems and health plans? Here, those in the field, weigh in. Study: Impact of pay-for-performance incentives in ACOs January 25, 2016 By Tracey Walker A new study of a pediatric ACO serving approximately 300,000 Medicaid-eligible children in Ohio evaluated whether financial incentives influence physician behavior. Experts predict reimbursement changes for 2016 January 03, 2016 By Aine Cryts What reimbursement changes can healthcare executives expect in 2016? Three experts weigh in.