Leading national healthcare organizations recently signed a joint letter to Congress in support of the Value in Health Care Act of 2021. How do the bill’s reforms aim to advance value-based care and reduce health inequities?
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Healthcare consumerism is an unstoppable force that has led to permanent changes in the healthcare landscape. What are these changes, and what should primary care physicians know if they want to transform their practices to accommodate CMS’s new rules?
A new study reveals social disparities among patient utilization of direct scheduling, which has been proven to improve continuity of care. How can independent physicians encourage patient enrollment in their patient portal and other online capabilities?
With all of the financial uncertainty surrounding ACOs, why should physicians still consider joining one? For one, physicians in ACOs — and their patients — were more prepared for the pandemic.
Pediatrician Nele Jessel, MD, FAAP, VP of Clinical Informatics at Privia Health, weighs in on how recent innovations in vaccine management might make it possible for pediatricians to maximize their reimbursements while delivering the same high-quality care.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is updating its rules to encourage states, payers, and Medicare programs to enter value-based payment arrangements (VPA) with drug manufacturers to help reduce drug costs. What does this mean for Medicare providers and beneficiaries?
The Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) has had a significant impact on accountable care organizations (ACOs) and potentially their payment models. Read more about CMS’ plans for its future Direct Contracting Model and ACOs.
Physician-led ACOs helped save the healthcare industry $739 million last year while advancing value-based care. What can this teach providers about healthcare’s “Quadruple Aim” and the future of medicine?
How many billions could primary care save in avoidable ED visits? Is obesity linked to brain thinning? Can a plant-based diet stave off diabetes? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown!
How many billions does physician burnout cost per year? Why does telehealth uptake remain slow? What is the link between cancer risk and sugary beverages? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown!