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?
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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.
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?
New population health data from CMS shows which patients are most affected by COVID-19. How might insights such as these advance value-based care and alternative payment models?
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is updating its rules to encourage states, payers, and Medicare programs to enter value-based payment arrangements (VPA) with drug manufacturers to help reduce drug costs. What does this mean for Medicare providers and beneficiaries?
As tech companies develop digital tools to slow the spread of COVID-19, a recent report raises concerns about whether these apps protect patient data. What are the main concerns? How are industry and federal lawmakers working to protect users?
How might Medicare Advantage’s emphasis on flexibility, locality, and data utilization act as a model for the future of value-based care?
The Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) has had a significant impact on accountable care organizations (ACOs) and potentially their payment models. Read more about CMS’ plans for its future Direct Contracting Model and ACOs.
Earlier this year, CMS finalized the Cures Act, which mandates that providers and health plans enable patients to access their health information from their mobile devices. Chris Voigt, Chief Technology Officer at Privia Health, explores how and when providers can implement this innovative, promising rule.
Telehealth is a great tool that providers can use to increase revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Graham Galka, Senior Vice President of Strategy & Innovation at Privia Health, explores the three key factors providers must consider before adding telehealth to their practice.