Physician Practice Resources

A collection of resources that are expressly designed to help physician leaders and practice managers navigate the challenges and opportunities in this new era of health care.

News | Bundled Payment
Most BPCI-A participants will see major changes in 2021 ahead of a mandatory model in 2024, CMS says.
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News | Value-Based Payment
Hospitals plan to continue moving to value-based payment despite obstacles to caring for patients under risk-based contracts amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
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.
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Column | Leadership Skills Development
If not dealt with properly, defensiveness can affect both the workplace environment and a leader’s ability to manage effectively, writes HFMA contributing expert Jill Geisler.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
In the FY21 IPPS final rule, CMS expanded controversial negotiated-price reporting requirements.
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Executive Roundtable | Value-Based Payment
In this HFMA executive roundtable, seven executives for health systems and health plans share how the pandemic has impacted their organization’s move toward value — and what it will take to foster transparency and trust under these models.
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News | Bundled Payment
Most BPCI-A participants will see major changes in 2021 ahead of a mandatory model in 2024, CMS says.
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News | Value-Based Payment
Hospitals plan to continue moving to value-based payment despite obstacles to caring for patients under risk-based contracts amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
In the FY21 IPPS final rule, CMS expanded controversial negotiated-price reporting requirements.
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News | Value-Based Payment
Employer-sponsored health plans are pausing value-pay expansions in favor of adding virtual care options in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a business group survey..
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News | Value-Based Payment
A new rural payment model will test capitated and ACO payments and could encourage major changes in hospital business models.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The CY21 OPPS proposed rule would eliminate the inpatient-only list of services over three years while increasing the number of ASC-eligible procedures, and also would increase 340B payment cuts and overhaul the hospital star-rating system.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
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.
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Blog | Value-Based Payment
HFMA's Chad Mulvany summarizes a blog on actions CMS and Congress can take to transition providers to capitated and other risk-bearing payment models.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says the Most Favored Nation pricing executive order faces long odds of becoming an enforced policy because it faces significant opposition from three of the most influential lobbies in Washington, D.C.
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Blog | Consumerism
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says patients and consumers need information that’s relevant to their specific clinical situation and out-of-pocket costs for price and quality information to be meaningful.
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Blog | Strategic Partnerships, Mergers, and Acquisitions
HFMA's Katie Gilfillan says the time may be right for a re-orientation of the healthcare system, where hospitals, physician groups and purchasers of care along with payment models are aligned to support a more patient-centric system.
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Blog | Consumerism
Given Congress is unlikely to provide a surprise bill fix prior to the election, Chad Mulvany suggests hospitals provide patients with HFMA's consumer guide on avoiding surprise bills to learn what questions to ask prior to any scheduled s...
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Podcast

Videos

The Benefits of Behavioral Economics

The Consequences of Physician Burnout

Aligning With Physicians for Success in Value-Based Care

From the President's Desk: Joe Fifer Talks About Value Transformation

The Importance of Physician Leadership Development Programs