Category Archives: CMS Acute Care Episode

CMS 2015 Impact Assessment of Quality Measures: Healthcare’s Triple Aim Improved

Results from the 2015 National Impact Assessment of Quality Measures Report (2015 Impact Report) demonstrate progress in improving healthcare’s Triple Aim, and impacts populations beyond Medicare, according to the CMS. The report is a comprehensive assessment of quality measures used … finish reading CMS 2015 Impact Assessment of Quality Measures: Healthcare’s Triple Aim Improved

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5 Operational Challenges of Participating in CMS’s ACE Demo

Developing gainshare criteria, identifying quality metrics, and standardizing implant buying practices were some of the challenges Baptist Health System faced when participating in CMS’ Acute Care Episode (ACE) demonstration pilot, which aligned payment for services delivered across episodes or “bundles” … finish reading 5 Operational Challenges of Participating in CMS’s ACE Demo

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