Tag Archives: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

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

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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?

What Medicare Advantage Can Teach Us About Value-Based Care

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How might Medicare Advantage’s emphasis on flexibility, locality, and data utilization act as a model for the future of value-based care?

The Rundown by inforMD | Week of 1.13.2020

How many more ACOs joined Pathways to Success in 2019? How well are healthcare leaders using data and analytics? How much does marathon training improve heart health? Find out in The Rundown by inforMD!

The Rundown by inforMD | Week of 1.6.2020

How many billions does America spend on healthcare administration? Do older paitents read online provider reviews? How can states lower healthcare costs? Find out in The Rundown by inforMD!

The Rundown | Week of 1.1.2020

Do hospital mergers improve the patient experience? Is oversleeping bad? Why are Americans going to the doctor less often? Find out in The Rundown!

The Rundown | Week of 12.16.2019

What is the FDA’s plan for importing drugs from Canada? Why is the DOJ suing CVS? What’s the link between vaping and lung illness? Find out in The Rundown!

The Rundown | Week of 12.9.2019

How much progress has value-based care made? Why are millennials and Gen Xers unhappy with health plans? How much did healthcare spending in the U.S. increase last year? Find out in The Rundown!

The Rundown | Week of 12.2.2019

Why are hospitals suing HHS? Do medical costs affect holiday planning? Why are more Americans dying in middle age? Find out in The Rundown!

The Rundown | Week of 11.18.2019

Do more expensive hospitals have better patient health outcomes? Why are beneficiaries choosing no-premium Medicare Advantage plans? Why have Medicare’s fee-for-service improper payments decreased? Find out in The Rundown!

The Rundown | Week of 11.11.2019

How can providers improve their EHR satisfaction? When will hospitals have to post negotiated rates? Does insomnia increase the risk of stroke? Find out in The Rundown!