Tag Archives: CMS

Report: Trump Administration Moves to Make Telehealth Expansion Permanent

President Trump signed an Executive Order ensuring the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will continue to cover Medicare’s telehealth expansion. Additionally, CMS has proposed to make telehealth visits a permanent feature in the Medicare program. What can Medicare providers expect to see going forward?

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?

Report: COVID-19 Apps May Not Protect Patient Data

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As tech companies develop digital tools to slow the spread of COVID-19, a recent report raises concerns about whether these apps protect patient data. What are the main concerns? How are industry and federal lawmakers working to protect users?

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?

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.

The State of Healthcare With the Cures Act Final Rule

Earlier this year, CMS finalized the Cures Act, which mandates that providers and health plans enable patients to access their health information from their mobile devices. Chris Voigt, Chief Technology Officer at Privia Health, explores how and when providers can implement this innovative, promising rule.

What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Telehealth

Telehealth is a great tool that providers can use to increase revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Graham Galka, Senior Vice President of Strategy & Innovation at Privia Health, explores the three key factors providers must consider before adding telehealth to their practice.

COVID-19 Recommendations from Chief Clinical Officer Keith Fernandez, MD

Privia Health’s Chief Clinical Officer Keith Fernandez, MD, shares his insights on ways providers can combat COVID-19 by leveraging technology, implementing telehealth, and practicing self-care.

3 Healthcare Trends That Will Rock 2020

What three healthcare trends do we think will kick off the decade? Strategic alliances, robotics, and novel contracting. Learn how these forces can shape 2020 — and beyond!



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