Tag Archives: Health Policy & Regulation

Preparing for the New Models: How to Develop an Effective Beneficiary Engagement Strategy

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Medicare Advantage is, in many ways, an outstanding example for value-based care. To best empower beneficiaries, physician leaders should develop a strategy around access, engagement, and education.

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 Troubling Feedback Loop of Primary Care

Despite primary care’s proven effectiveness, fewer physicians are joining the field. Privia Health CEO Shawn Morris analyzes how this causes a problematic “feedback loop” and proposes three novel solutions to address the problem before it becomes a crisis.

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?

Inside the Social Determinants of (Men’s) Health

June is Men’s Health Month. In this blog post, we examine how societal norms harm men — from higher rates of substance abuse to cardiovascular disease to mental illness — and explore ways providers can help men live happier, healthier lives!

Why CMS’ Primary Cares Initiative Can Reshape Healthcare

CMS’ new initiative recognizes that primary care is foundational in driving the shift to value-based care. Privia Health™ CEO Shawn Morris dives into how physician-led groups can lead the charge — and what organizations must do to support them.

The 5 Essential (and Overlooked) Steps to Risk-Based Contracts

Why aren’t risk-based contracts more popular? Join Keith Fernandez, MD, as he explores ways physicians can advance these risky — yet rewarding — payment models.

How Did the Government Shutdown Affect Healthcare?

After 35 days, the longest government shutdown in American history has ended — at least temporarily. From unpaid medical debt to skipped food inspections to unapproved generic drugs, the closure seriously impacted the healthcare industry. Learn how and find out what this means for the future.

Healthcare in 2019: What You Can Expect

2018 was an exciting year for healthcare: multibillion-dollar companies merged, telehealth laws advanced, and disruptive innovators like Amazon made a splash. With all of this activity, what trends and technology can we look forward to in 2019?

Podcast Preview: "2018: Year in Review"

From CVS-Aetna to Cigna-Express Scripts, 2018 was a year of high-dollar megamergers and strategic partnerships. What can these alliances tell us about the current state and future of healthcare? Listen to The Break Room podcast with Privia Health CEO Shawn Morris and take a deep dive into these deals to find out!