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.

Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Recommendations from healthcare economists for savings to preserve Part A Trust Fund focus more on taxes and less on providers.
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News | Value-Based Payment
CMS says rule changes would allow more outcomes-based payment arrangements for Medicaid programs and commercial health plans.
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News | Value-Based Payment
CMS opened the application process for Direct Contracting models to more providers.
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Article | Value-Based Payment
A value-based payment model for primary care physicians would be consistent with the goal of population health, which is to achieve better health outcomes for a population of patients at the lowest possible costs.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
HFMA's Chad Mulvany explains why a small percentage point increase in the uninsured rate could significantly impact the UC DSH dollars available to safety net hospitals at a time when they are financially struggling due to COVID-19.
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Blog | Population Health Management
Optum's naviHealth purchase rounds out is capabilities, ensuring its UHC members — particularly MA members and Optum's practices' patients — receive the right care in the right setting at the right time post hospitalization.
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News | Value-Based Payment
CMS says rule changes would allow more outcomes-based payment arrangements for Medicaid programs and commercial health plans.
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News | Value-Based Payment
CMS opened the application process for Direct Contracting models to more providers.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Federal assistance programs should stabilize hospital cash through the summer, when Medicare repayments will create major financial pressure.
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News | Value-Based Payment
A complete listing of healthcare finance-related hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of May 18.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
CMS wants hospitals to start reporting median health plan payment rates and may use the information to help determine Medicare rate changes.
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News | Value-Based Payment
A complete listing of healthcare finance-related hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of May 11.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Recommendations from healthcare economists for savings to preserve Part A Trust Fund focus more on taxes and less on providers.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
HFMA's Chad Mulvany explains why a small percentage point increase in the uninsured rate could significantly impact the UC DSH dollars available to safety net hospitals at a time when they are financially struggling due to COVID-19.
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Blog | Population Health Management
Optum's naviHealth purchase rounds out is capabilities, ensuring its UHC members — particularly MA members and Optum's practices' patients — receive the right care in the right setting at the right time post hospitalization.
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Blog | Value-Based Payment
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says where there is competition for PAC discharges, providers should partner with high-quality PAC providers.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
HFMA's Chad Mulvany reviews possible technical and legal challenges CMS may face as it proposes to collect provider pricing data.
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Blog | Physician Relationships
HFMA’s Chad Mulvany says it is likely health plans will have both motive and the wherewithal to acquire physician practices or employ physicians whose practices didn’t have the balance sheet to survive the revenue shock of the COVID-19 pand...
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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