A recent poll suggests that financial risk is the primary barrier for health executives interested in value-based care. What four steps can hospitals and health systems take to begin the volume-to-value transition?
A recent study reveals emergency COVID-19 ICD-10 codes are not sensitive enough to catch all positive cases. What does this mean for physicians?
CMS’ new initiative includes $75 million in funding and benefits for rural accountable care organizations (ACOs). How might this initiative accelerate value-based care in rural areas?
Pediatrician Nele Jessel, MD, FAAP, VP of Clinical Informatics at Privia Health, weighs in on how recent innovations in vaccine management might make it possible for pediatricians to maximize their reimbursements while delivering the same high-quality care.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seriously impacted many independent practices’ revenue. What is “revenue integrity” and how might it help physicians secure their financial future during uncertain times?
President Trump signed an Executive Order ensuring the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will continue to cover Medicare’s telehealth expansion. Additionally, CMS has proposed to make telehealth visits a permanent feature in the Medicare program. What can Medicare providers expect to see going forward?
Pediatricians are the most important resource for parents who are concerned about their child’s mental and behavioral health, but data shows that there are significant care gaps between pediatricians and child psychiatrists. What small changes can pediatricians make to their practices to help address this?
Although healthcare mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity declined in the wake of COVID-19, experts predict a rebound is imminent. How might this slowdown highlight the need for greater “scale, coordination, and innovation” in the industry?
A new study by the American Medical Association (AMA) reveals that despite an almost 40 percent decrease in opioid prescriptions, overdose deaths are on the rise. What is contributing to this, and what changes can independent physicians expect to see in the future of substance abuse treatment?
Due to the difficulty and complexity of “finding, accessing, and paying for healthcare in America,” half of consumers have avoided care. What does the data tell us about patients’ expectations for price transparency, digital tools, and the post-pandemic future of healthcare?