A Framework for Predicting the Trump Administration’s Health Policy Moves
Considered unpredictable by many, the policies of President-elect Donald Trump’s administration are beginning to take shape in health care.
MIPS Implementation: What Healthcare Stakeholders Need to Know
Healthcare policy expert Billy Wynne analyzes what providers need to know heading into implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) component of MACRA.
CY17 OPPS Final Rule Summary
This document summarizes the financial and operational impacts of CMS's CY17 OPPS final rule.
CY17 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule Summary
This document provides a summary of important CY17 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule updates.
Negotiating a Joint-Venture Health Plan
Aspirus is one of many health systems that partner with insurance companies to form joint-venture health plans that bring healthcare financing and delivery closer together.
Ask the Experts: Payment Adjustments and Meaningful Use
Our organization has not made any effort to attest to meaningful use, and we have received a notice from CMS with attestation deadline dates in February 2017. Will we experience payment adjustments in the upcoming fiscal year? How can I confirm our status?
Executive Summary: CMS 2017 PFS Final Rule
This document provides the key financial and operational impacts from the 2017 PFS final rule, published in the November 15, 2016, Federal Register.
Executive Summary: CMS 2017 OPPS Final Rule
This document summarizes key financial and operational impacts from the FY17 OPPS final rule.
Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
This document summarizes the details of the MIPS final rule.
Hospitals Lag in Value-Based Payment but Plan for the Future
Although only one quarter of hospitals will meet CMS’s 2018 goal for value-based care, the majority are on track to increase value-based models within the next three years.