Top four healthcare industry changes to watch in 2017 February 03, 2017 By Karen Appold In order to survive as a managed care organization, it’s important to stay on top of policy changes and reimbursement trends. Nine things healthcare executives should know about MACRA January 06, 2017 By Pranjali Joshi Although CMS released the final rule for MACRA in October, there is still quite a bit of confusion. How hospitals are doing with the CJR program: CMS releases key data December 24, 2016 By Kelly Price While the second feed may not change providers’ actions in terms of the strategy they’re implementing for the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement program, the findings should change their expectations. Three reimbursement changes to watch in 2017 December 06, 2016 By Aine Cryts CMS is adding, dropping, and expanding payment rules Five things to know: CMS’ plan to up PCP payments by millions November 20, 2016 By Tracey Walker CMS announced changes to how Medicare pays for primary care. Here’s 5 things to consider. Opinion: Value-based medicine requires personalized incentives September 20, 2016 In today’s increasingly consumer-driven environment, personalization is not only expected, but a demanded part of the user experience. What does MACRA mean for you? Key takeaways September 01, 2016 By Manan Shah, Akash Jha CMS’ Quality Payment Program (QPP) introduced in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) has created a seismic effect across provider organizations. CMS releases first CJR bundled payment results: What to know August 23, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate CMS just released the first Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) data feed. Find out what the preliminary results show. HHS proposes clampdown on short-term health coverage June 15, 2016 By Tracey Walker HHS has announced steps aimed at limiting short-term health plans and strengthening the marketplaces. Here's how you will be affected. CMS’ Medicare Part B drug proposal: 5 things to know June 14, 2016 By Aine Cryts The goal of CMS’ proposal is to reduce costs while rewarding better outcomes for patients. Here are five things healthcare executives need to know.