Tag Archives: aco

CMS Savings Reaffirms the Need for Primary Care Support

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?

Value-Based Vaccine Innovation in Pediatrics

Pediatrician giving vaccine to child

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.

Report: CMS’ Proposed Rule to Encourage Value-Based Payment Arrangements with Drug Manufacturers

Doctor using laptop for telehealth visit to discuss medication with patient.

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?

Report: The Future of ACOs After COVID-19

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.

How Physician-Led ACOs Accelerate the Volume-to-Value Transition

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?

The Rundown | Week of 7.22.2019

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!

The Rundown | Week of 7.15.2019

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!

The Rundown | Week of 7.8.2019

What happened to Trump’s drug pricing proposal? Does downside risk help accountable care organizations? Can the common cold cure some cancers? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown!

How Interoperability Stitches Together EHRs

What can we learn from accountable care organizations that all use a shared EHR? What does this tell us about how we can reapproach interoperability? What barriers stand in the way? Explore these questions with Privia Health™ Chief Technology Officer Chris Voigt!