Join us for a Lumina Insights Webinar, “So You Decided to Enter MSSP Risk-Based Contracts—Now What?” Managing Partner Daniel Marino and NextGen Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer Betty Rabinowitz, MD, will present best practices for your organization to enter risk-based contracts and how to implement a framework for optimal performance and ROI. Learn more and register ...Read More
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
Lynda Mischel, managing principal, will present “Integrated Health Care” on Thursday, June 13 at the Risk Management Association’s Health Care Lending Forum at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Learn more here.
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
Join us for a Lumina Insights Webinar on May 15 at 11:30 a.m. Central as Lumina’s Principal Marty Manning and Kathy Najarian, vice president of payer contracting and provider services at Rush Health, explore how to successfully engage in value-based contracting. Learn more and register here.
Now is the time for healthcare organizations to take the next step in elevating quality while reducing the cost of care. This will involve creating service line structures designed to function in the developing environment of value-based payments. In contrast, the original purpose for most health systems was to more tightly tie specialists to each ...Read More
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
It is well-known throughout the business world that variation and a lack of standardization lead to poor quality and higher costs. The same is true in health care, whether the issue is an episode of care around a surgical procedure or long-term management of chronic disease. Standardized care that reduces clinical variation—defined here as the ...Read More
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
Recently, I had the pleasure of spending some time with Kiri-Maree Moore, CEO and founder of Decision Velocity Global. As an adviser and strategist, Moore works with organizations to help develop sustainable and scalable ecosystems that help them meet their strategic goals while adding value to humanity. One of the core values of Moore’s brand ...Read More
Principal and CDIO Shaillee Chopra will be giving a keynote speech on “Ensuring Success in Today’s Digital World: Cracking the Digital Strategy for Your Company” on April 11 and moderating and participating on the panels below on April 13 at the Global Economic Summit in New Delhi. Moderating panel: In Conversation With Leaders of the ...Read More
Join us and share your comments on May 6 during a LinkedIn chat with the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s (HMFA’s) editors and Managing Partner Daniel Marino as they discuss Mr. Marino’s upcoming presentations at HFMA’s Annual Conference. The chat will take place at noon Central time on HFMA’s LinkedIn company page.