Tag: Value-Based Payments

How physicians can untangle the web of relationships essential for value-based care success

How physicians can untangle the web of relationships essential for value-based care success

Primary care physicians (PCPs) and other physicians continue to migrate away from the traditional fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursement model toward value-based and risk-bearing care models that reward better outcomes and reduced healthcare costs. Value-based care (VBC) contracts are projected by McKinsey to cover nearly 65 million Americans, or 22% of insured lives, by 2025, up from […]
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The Biden Administration Drug Plan Includes Value-Based Payment Ideas for Medicare

The administration said it would make the results of its drug price negotiations with manufacturers, as well as its approach to value-based care models, open to a variety of payers. The Biden administration Thursday released its plan to reduce prescription drug prices, which would include the use of models to test value-based payments in Medicare […]
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4 Key Trends For Payers and Providers in 2021

  A year since COVID-19 hit U.S. shores, the pandemic is still raging as deaths and cases strain hospital resources. Amid the scrambling, however, providers and payers are adjusting to a new normal likely to continue for months if not beyond. Though arrival of vaccines has prompted hope, the rollout has been slow and fragmented, left up to […]
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MIPS Proving a Financial Boon for System-Affiliated Doctors

Doctors looking to earn more under Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) would likely benefit from working in a practice affiliated with a hospital system. A recently-published study in JAMA finds that doctors in system-affiliated practices earned substantially higher MIPS scores in 2019 than those in independent practice, and were thus more likely to receive upward payment adjustments and […]
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How Value-Based Payments Support Physicians During a Crisis

Value-based payments support telehealth, data analytics, and other capabilities providers need to effectively respond to crises like COVID-19, says SWHR’s Sanjay Doddamani, MD. More practices are going to want to get their revenue through value-based payments following the COVID-19 pandemic, according to heart failure cardiologist Sanjay Doddamani, MD. The pandemic has shown the best of […]
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