With all of the financial uncertainty surrounding ACOs, why should physicians still consider joining one? For one, physicians in ACOs — and their patients — were more prepared for the pandemic.
A recent poll suggests that financial risk is the primary barrier for health executives interested in value-based care. What four steps can hospitals and health systems take to begin the volume-to-value transition?
CMS’ new initiative includes $75 million in funding and benefits for rural accountable care organizations (ACOs). How might this initiative accelerate value-based care in rural areas?
Pediatrician Nele Jessel, MD, FAAP, VP of Clinical Informatics at Privia Health, weighs in on how recent innovations in vaccine management might make it possible for pediatricians to maximize their reimbursements while delivering the same high-quality care.
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?
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.
There’s a lot of talk around the Quadruple Aim and value-based care, but how do these frameworks intersect and overlap? Rick Foerster, Senior Vice President of Value-Based Operations at Privia Health, examines how the interplay of these concepts can give us an accurate — and exciting — vision for what healthcare has in store in the near-future!
The benefits of value-based arrangements — increased time with patients, reimbursements that reward high-quality care, and more — appeal to many providers. However, the barriers to entry are often confusing and intimidating. Sam Starbuck, Vice President of Privia Quality Network, offers his expert perspective on how and where providers can get started with value-based models.