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How bundled payments really do workOne study shows that the way Medicare is paying for joint replacements is saving millions of dollars annually and keeping patients satisfied, too.
Four things to know: Payers’ biggest ACA repeal concernsExperts discuss four of the biggest concerns managed healthcare executives have about repealing the ACA.
Five ways to close gaps in care and build a successful quality improvement programBy deploying a proactive, year-round strategy that aligns data analytics with a focused approach for addressing gaps in care, your organization can turn routine quality measurement and reporting activities into a true strategic advantage by ensuring that quality measurably improves across key metrics.
Automated health tracking boosts patient engagement, study showsConnected devices and apps eliminating the need for manual tracking drive better long-term engagement in healthy activities, a study from Walgreens and Scripps Translational Science, shows.
Nine things healthcare executives should know about MACRAAlthough CMS released the final rule for MACRA in October, there is still quite a bit of confusion.
Most health execs say payers should be forced to pay for telemedicineManaged Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that more healthcare executives see the value in telemedicine reimbursement.
How Trump will change four major healthcare programs, initiativesThe ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and prescription drugs are in the sights of many who will soon be running Washington.
Three issues to watch at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017This year’s J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference will address some of the biggest managed care trends, including next-gen at-risk contracts and access to therapy as cancer trends towards a chronic condition.
Post-election top policy changes to watch in 2017
Post-election top policy changes to watch in 2017While every new year brings change, with Donald Trump elected to become the next president, managed healthcare executives will see more changes than usual in 2017.
Healthcare executive compensation changes to watch
Healthcare executive compensation changes to watchManaged care organizations may be the next target of value-based reimbursements, with bonus payments tied to the health of their company—and its members.