Year: 2020


HFMA January 10, 2020


HFMA January 10, 2020


HFMA January 10, 2020

Cautionary tales: Why some payer-provider initiatives have stumbled

Health system leaders that are considering launching a provider-sponsored health plan can take a lesson from the experiences of organizations that faced challenges in pursuing such a strategy.

Richard Weil, PhD January 10, 2020

8 stages to service line growth

With its emphasis on quality, efficiency, and physician-hospital alignment, the service line model fits well in the healthcare leader’s value-oriented toolkit. Hospitals and physicians have used a service line approach for decades to provide efficient, high-quality care to well-defined, patient populations: Patients with related diseases or conditions (e.g., cardiovascular, orthopedic). Patients in specific life stages…

HFMA January 9, 2020

Many voters oppose giving government authority to set all healthcare prices

More voters oppose broad government rate-setting than support such an approach to addressing healthcare cost increases, according to a poll.

Rich Daly January 9, 2020

More physicians shift from MIPS to APMs in Medicare

Increasing numbers of physicians paid by Medicare are shifting from the default quality-reporting-based payment option to earning bonus payments by participating in other payment models.

Rich Daly January 8, 2020

Limits on savings from bundled payments identified in new research

Bundled payment program savings appear limited to lower joint replacement, and changes may be needed to improve the programs, according to new research.

Rich Daly January 7, 2020

Analysis: Advanced analytics company partners with Emory Healthcare

If healthcare providers are going to be successful in lowering the cost of healthcare, they may need to find a partner that can crunch the data to help them understand their cost to deliver care at the case/patient level.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA January 7, 2020

Region 2 Fall Institute offers educational sessions and new extras

Region 2 held its annual Fall Institute in October and summarized the successes of educational sessions, a favored keynote speaker and some new event additions to keep the conference easy-going.

HFMA January 6, 2020
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