Mandatory models for kidney care and oncology were among six new Medicare payment models proposed in mid-July.
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A leading congressional advocate of “Medicare for All” this week excoriated Medicare for the billing problems she dealt with during her late husband’s last years of declining health. But she insists such headaches would not follow expansion...
Federal policy advisers see a shift from value-based payment to policies focused on cutting provider payments.
Rural-state hospitals strongly back a proposed Medicare area wage index (AWI) change, but national hospital advocates are warning against it.
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Several hospital approaches were key to obtaining savings of nearly $1,000 per episode in Medicare’s first mandatory bundled payment model.
The senior government official in charge of creating value-based payment models said the Trump administration’s commitment to such models would continue even if the law authorizing his office is struck down in an ongoing court challenge.
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Providers may be able to learn from providers and health plans already implementing many of the innovations that leaders say are needed to lower costs and improve care.
HFMA Annual Conference attendees voted Papaya the winner of the Virtual Pitch contest.
HFMA Chair urges attendees “dare to move” to address challenges in healthcare finance.
South Texas Chapter of HFMA earns the Robert M. Shelton Award.
The 2019 Frederick C. Morgan Individual Achievement Award went to Ann Paul.
Hospital and health leaders were urged by their colleagues to watch for and comment on coming rules implementing this week’s White House executive order on price transparency.
Medicare can drive hospital productivity improvements and spending controls through more pay cuts, said policy advisers.
A healthcare start-up investor says established organizations can — and must — become innovators by using the power of narrative.
A new transparency executive order will require proposed rules within two months that could require release of negotiated hospital health plan rates.
A range of changes at HFMA aim to provide more resources for members and better leadership for the industry.
Motivational healthcare speaker urges changes to encourage and allow providers to engage emotionally with patients and drive real change.
Providers looking to take on downside ACO risk need to first understand three determinants of success.
Prior-authorization challenges appear to be worsening for providers, despite a 2018 payer-provider effort to address such problems.
Successful ambulatory care transitions require a focus on consumer-centric needs and a strong investment strategy, according to a workshop presented at HFMA’s 2019 Annual Conference.
Providers and health plans need to collaborate — both in the planning and execution of risk-based contracts — in order to make them work.
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The possibility of conflicts between Medicare payment models joined the customary concern about benchmarking details in provider feedback on coming primary care models, an administration official said.
Ahead of next week’s deadline for providers to join the largest voluntary bundled payment program, the agency in charge of the program identified lessons learned from successful participants.
Although the first hearing by a healthcare committee on recent coverage expansion proposals was supposed to encompass a range of Democratic bills, national single-payer proposals garnered almost all the attention.
What should Congress learn from states’ experiences with laws attempting to curtail surprise healthcare bills?
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