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6 Elements of Highmark’s Pay-for-Performance ‘Best Practices’ Project

At Highmark Inc., physicians are eligible for bonus payments across a broad spectrum of measures from clinical and quality measures to prescribing habits, access to care and level of technology use. In addition, practices can also qualify for a bonus … finish reading 6 Elements of Highmark’s Pay-for-Performance ‘Best Practices’ Project

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Final 2014 CMS Physician Payments Support Care Outside Face-to-Face Visits

A final rule setting payment rates and policies for 2014 is focusing on improved care coordination, including a major proposal to support care management outside the routine office interaction, according to CMS. The final ruling also includes other policies to … finish reading Final 2014 CMS Physician Payments Support Care Outside Face-to-Face Visits

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3 Recommendations for Funding New Team-Based Healthcare Models

Physician-led, team-based models of care are the future of healthcare, according to the AMA, as evidenced by its successes in such healthcare organizations as Mayo Clinic, Geisinger Health System, Intermountain Healthcare and Kaiser Permanente. With increasing numbers of large integrated … finish reading 3 Recommendations for Funding New Team-Based Healthcare Models

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