Payment Models

CMMI announces Direct Contracting participants but cancels second round of applications

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation announced the 53 entities that have been accepted as participants in the new Global and Professional Direct Contracting model.

Nick Hut April 9, 2021

Risk contracting: Outlook and success factors for hospitals and health systems

An December 2020 HFMA survey, sponsored by GHX, found high levels of optimism, overall regarding the future of value-based payment.

Eric C. Reese, PhD March 30, 2021

Health system leaders share top approaches for success under value-based payment

Three health system executives discuss the key factors that have contributed to their organizations’ long-standing success with value-based payment models.

Eric C. Reese, PhD March 25, 2021

Hospitals enjoy greater flexibility in compensating physicians for value-based care

New regulations effective Jan. 19, 2021, afford hospitals, providers of certain ancillary services and accountable care organizations they own significantly greater flexibility to compensate physicians for collaboration on value-based care initiatives.

Max Reynolds, JD February 19, 2021

Healthcare Leadership Council report: Lessons the U.S. should draw from the COVID-19 response to prepare for the next public health emergency

The healthcare industry should implement specific policy and regulatory steps to bolster the public health infrastructure in preparation for future crises, according to a new set of expert recommendations.

Nick Hut February 10, 2021

Empowering patients in a time of crisis

This infographic explores how healthcare organizations are expanding patient payment methods due to COVID-19 and the reason these new payment strategies are significant.

HFMA February 1, 2021

June 17-21: See what events are coming in healthcare

Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of June 17.

Rich Daly January 22, 2021

HFMA’s Digital Annual Conference continues Aug. 12 and Aug. 14 with more virtual education for healthcare finance professionals

HFMA's Digital Annual Conference continues Aug. 12 and Aug. 14 with a focus on optimizing performance with the latest KPIs, using analytics strategies to lower cost and maximize revenue and using behavioral economics to engage patients.

Deborah Filipek January 22, 2021

Navigating through a pandemic: Digital Annual Conference session to explore how health systems are responding to COVID-19 now and over the long term

A featured session at HFMA’s Digital Annual Conference on July 15 will examine how three health systems are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nick Hut January 22, 2021

Health systems have found ways to overcome challenges, embrace opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders say

Health systems have overcome the financial tumult of COVID-19 by being nimble, proactive and innovative, according to panelists at HFMA’s Digital Annual Conference.

Nick Hut January 22, 2021
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