Tag Archives: MA

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: COVID-19 Slows M&A Activity, Highlights Opportunities

Although healthcare mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity declined in the wake of COVID-19, experts predict a rebound is imminent. How might this slowdown highlight the need for greater “scale, coordination, and innovation” in the industry? 

How Can Health Systems Unite Employed and Independent Physicians?

As healthcare consolidation continues, health systems are exploring “complementary mergers” to enhance their capabilities. Frank Letherby, CEO, Privia Medical Group — Florida, offers insights into how leaders can unite and align employed and independent physicians.

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 | Week of 4.8.2019

Are vitamin supplements as effective as a healthy diet? How do Medicare Advantage updates encourage telehealth? Does screen time alter adolescents’ mental health? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown!

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?

The Rundown | Week of 11.5.2018

How does stress affect the brain? What is 23andMe’s new FDA-approved genetic test? How can peer support help diabetic patients? Find out the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!

Optimizing Your Practice for Elderly Patients

Medicare open enrollment is the perfect opportunity to re-focus your practice on elderly patients’ needs. Learn how to leverage wellness visits, patient portals, and telehealth to better serve this diverse demographic.

The Rundown | Week of 10.29.2018

How does autumn affect our mind? How does Trump plan to lower drug prices? Is screen time hurting children’s mental health? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!

The Rundown | Week of 10.22.2018

What unconventional benefits will Medicare Advantage plans add? How will the $293M from HHS be spent on primary care? Are value-based payments on the rise or decline? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!