reimbursement trends resource center 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. Top 2017 challenges healthcare executives face December 08, 2016 By Karen Appold Results from Managed Healthcare Executive’s annual State of the Industry Survey reveal which issues will hit managed healthcare hardest in 2017. Three reimbursement changes to watch in 2017 December 06, 2016 By Aine Cryts CMS is adding, dropping, and expanding payment rules Trend to watch: Payer-provider joint ventures December 03, 2016 By Rachael Zimlich RN Joint ventures are gaining steam as health plans and providers look for new ways to work together. AMA unveils tool to address ‘ever-widening gap’ in physician education November 01, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate As the industry moves toward value-based care, medical education must keep pace. Fed up providers pursue provider-sponsored health plans October 27, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate A recent survey suggests suggest a lack of access to appropriate commercial payer arrangements is causing health systems to explore alternatives. 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.