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Value-Based Revenue Makes up 6.74% of Primary Care Income

MGMA report shows value-based contracts account for $30,922 per provider The Medical Group Management Association released a report looking at the proliferation of value-based contracts and how quality metrics tie-in to revenue. The report, 2022 MGMA DataDive Practice Operations, shows that revenue from value-based contracts accounted for varying amounts of total medical revenue in 2021 […]
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ACO REACH Brings Next Era of Medicare Payment Models

The Accountable Care Organization Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (ACO REACH) Model provides the next great opportunity in moving a health care payment system toward paying for value and rewarding preventive care and keeping patients healthy. The future of accountable care in Medicare was at a crossroads late this past winter. According to multiple […]
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Humana Expands Medicare Advantage Value-Based Contract in Minnesota

The payer will expand its partnership with Allina Health to cover more members under Medicare Advantage value-based contracts. “This value-based agreement for Humana Medicare Advantage members is an important part of helping our members achieve their best health,” Chuck Dow, vice president and Medicare regional president for Minnesota at Humana. “We’re excited to share with […]
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ICD-10, Diagnostic Errors & Payment Reforms to Improve Diagnostic Accuracy

In October 2015, physicians across the United States transitioned from the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Ninth Revision to the tenth revision (ICD-10-CM, the US version of the World Health Organization [WHO] ICD-10). Although the ICD-10-CM was a new concept for physicians in the United States, the international variant has been available since […]
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Is Manual Claims Denial Management Your Weakest Link?

If You’re Not in the Lead, You’re Falling Behind. A survey conducted in July of last year found that less than half of providers are using commercial automated claims denial management systems. Considering that denials are on the rise, any organization that isn’t actively working on this issue is jeopardizing their bottom line. In fact, as value-based-care […]
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