Webinar: Top 3 Strategies for Building Your Proven Blueprint for Pathways to Success

Post on July 18, 2019 in Events, and Value-Based Strategy

Join us as Daniel Marino, MBA, MHA, Managing Partner for Lumina Health Partners, and Maha Salah-Uh-Din, MPH, Senior Advisor for Lightbeam Health Solutions, present the top three strategies for building a proven blueprint for success under CMS’s ACO Pathways to Success program. Once organizations decide to participate in the program, executing on the right actions ...Read More

What’s the Blueprint for Taking on Risk?

Post on June 25, 2019 in Insights, and Value-Based Strategy

Although the healthcare trend is shifting risk to providers, health plans have important roles to ensure both parties succeed. Although provider risk needs include a blueprint to prepare and engage in risk-based contracts, health plans can help determine success by sharing knowledge and insight with them, said Meredith Duncan, executive director and COO of Aetna’s ...Read More

HFMA 2020 Western Symposium

Post on June 17, 2019 in Events, and Value-Based Strategy

Managing Partner Daniel Marino will present “How to Build a ‘Risk-Ready’ Healthcare Organization” on Jan. 14, 2020 from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. at HFMA’s Western Symposium at the Paris Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Learn more and register here.

How Physician-Finance Partnerships Pave the Way to Higher-Value Care

Post on June 6, 2019 in Insights, Lumina Leadership Institute, and Value-Based Strategy

In the past few years, a growing number of physicians have taken leadership roles in hospitals and health systems. Given that value-based care is a team sport, this is a positive trend. Yet conflict between physicians and finance executives can arise because of their respective knowledge gaps and differing perspectives and work styles. To work ...Read More

7 Winning Strategies for CMS’s MSSP Pathways to Success, Part 1

Post on April 29, 2019 in Insights, and Value-Based Strategy

The decision about whether to participate in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS’s) new Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), Pathways to Success, is complicated. It requires a detailed understanding of the rules of the program, your patient population, as well as your level of maturity with several key population-management capabilities (e.g., care management, ...Read More

Patient Risk Scoring Is the Key to Value-Based Payment

Post on April 25, 2019 in Insights, and Value-Based Strategy

The U.S. healthcare system is steadily transitioning from fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursement to fee-for-value (FFV) payment. This change has already started to affect medical practice revenue, and it will have an even bigger impact in the years ahead. Unfortunately, most physicians and practice managers understand only part of the FFV equation. While they know the quality ...Read More

Top 7 Healthcare Trends Include a Focus on Risk, Development of Physician Leaders

Post on April 8, 2019 in Clinical Transformation, Digital Innovation & Analytics, Insights, Lumina Leadership Institute, and Value-Based Strategy

Nearly every aspect of the healthcare world is changing―constantly, unpredictably, and quickly. As stakeholders navigate their various paths, knowing what to expect can help with decision making about compliance, risk, cost, and more. We have identified 7 areas that healthcare leaders must navigate to stay ahead of change and remain agile, effective, and profitable. 1. ...Read More

A Blueprint for Building a ‘Risk Ready’ Healthcare Organization

Post on April 1, 2019 in Insights, and Value-Based Strategy

Facing growing pressure from insurers to assume more financial risk, healthcare providers are exploring ways to better manage cost and utilization through risk-based contracts. Unfortunately, the approaches these organizations have adopted are too often inadequate, because their executive teams are giving most of their attention to the contract itself and not enough thought to what ...Read More

How to Achieve a Return on an EHR

Post on March 1, 2019 in Digital Innovation & Analytics, Insights, and Value-Based Strategy

In the past decade, many large-scale EHR implementations have led to drops in revenue and operating income, and reductions in physician productivity have been one factor in these declines. Faced with negative ROI on a sizable investment, many organizations have responded by attempting to rebuild productivity through targeted initiatives. Common efforts include provider training, EHR ...Read More

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