Chad Mulvany, FHFMA

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Chad Mulvany, FHFMA

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More policymaking likely as the 2020 presidential election approaches

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says given the Trump administration’s focus on transparency, it’s possible the Transparency in Coverage final rule could be released prior to the election.

Array September 22, 2020

CMMI announcement foreshadows more mandatory bundled payment models

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says based on recently announced changes to BPCI-A episodes, a mandatory model may be defined much broader than currently.

Array September 17, 2020

What can healthcare providers expect now that a COVID-19 relief package failed a procedural vote in the Senate

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says it’s not surprising the GOP's COVID-19 relief measure failed, given the package was negotiated without input from Democrats.

Array September 15, 2020

Business Group on Health’s Annual Survey: Large employers ready to take the reins on healthcare cost

Responses to the Business Group on Health's annual survey of its large employer members suggest employers are tired of waiting for providers and plans to figure out how to reduce healthcare cost.

Array September 11, 2020

Aetna rolls out a no-cost sharing primary care offering for members at CVS Minute Clinics and HealthHUBS

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says it’s not surprising that Aetna would use its Minute Clinics as the basis of a primary care network for lower-cost health plans.

Array September 11, 2020

Why Walmart is partnering with Oak Street on three in-store clinics in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says Walmart's partnership with Oak Street is due to Oak Street’s reputation for developing a patient-centric care model.

Array September 10, 2020

HFMA provides insight into 3 key areas of CMS’s 2021 IPPS final rule

HFMA's Chad Mulvany offers insight on key areas of the Inpatient Prospective Payment Service final rule, including market-based MS-DRG weights, Uncompensated Care DSH and Medicare bad debt requirements.

Array September 9, 2020

Pandemic increases pressures for rural hospitals struggling pre-COVID-19

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says weakened rural providers will likely seek to align more closely or be acquired by a larger healthcare system or merge with one another to gain economies of scale.

Array September 2, 2020

What’s new in the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund FAQs as of Aug. 27

On Aug. 27, HHS updated who should attest to the terms and conditions when a parent organization receives a targeted distribution payment for a subsidiary.

Array September 1, 2020

Cleveland Clinic strikes deal to provide virtual second opinions to Aetna members

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says center of excellence models, similar to those the Cleveland Clinic partners with, select employers that have proven ability to reduce the total cost of care and improve outcomes.

Array August 26, 2020