Tag Archives: value-based care

Finding Equilibrium in Fee-for-Service and Value-Based Care

As practices financially recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, decision-makers face a perplexing problem: Should practices double down on fee-for-service contracts or explore risky yet potentially rewarding value-based care? Rick Foerster, SVP of Value-Based Operations at Privia Health, argues against this black-and-white thinking and examines tools, technology, processes, and partnerships to help practices navigate and thrive in both payment models.

Healthcare Groups Champion Law to Advance Value-Based Care

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Leading national healthcare organizations recently signed a joint letter to Congress in support of the Value in Health Care Act of 2021. How do the bill’s reforms aim to advance value-based care and reduce health inequities?

How Ancillaries Help Both Patients and Providers

What are the benefits and limitations of ancillary services in the primary care setting? Two experts weigh in on how physicians can promote better health outcomes for their patients by implementing these services.

4 Reasons to Implement a Virtual Scribe

Doctor uses virtual scribe technology before patient visit.

Studies show remote scribes can help reduce physician burnout, enhance patient relationships, and elevate practice productivity by alleviating administrative tasks. Here are a couple of steps physicians can take to get started.

Healthcare Trends to Monitor in 2021

While 2020 has proved that, when it comes to healthcare, to expect the unexpected, we’ve pinpointed three key trends to pay careful attention to in 2021.

How Did 2020 Highlight the Need for — and Challenges of — Value-Based Care?

Amid an unprecedented pandemic, value-based care made tremendous progress. How did COVID-19 demonstrate the need for value-based care while highlighting areas from opportunity and improvement?

Examining Waste in Healthcare (and One Method to Reduce It)

Researchers estimate that waste accounts for nearly 25 percent of our ever-increasing national healthcare spending. What constitutes “waste” and how might bundled payments help to reduce it?

CMS Announces New Payment Model for Regional Value-Based Care

In an effort to improve outcomes and decrease healthcare expenditures for Medicare patients, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new payment model to encourage regional preferred provider network growth. What should providers expect?

How Health Systems Are Driving the Volume-to-Value Transition

Health systems are pivotal in the volume-to-value transition. Frank Letherby, CEO, Health First Medical Group and Privia Medical Group — Florida, examines how health systems can serve patient-customers while gathering important data to drive performance and value-based care.



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