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CMS Releases Data on Financial Relationships Between Healthcare Industry, Doctors, Teaching Hospitals

Designed to help consumers understand the financial relationships between healthcare industry officials, physicians and teaching hospitals, and promote transparency and accountability, CMS has released the first round of Open Payments. The program, created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), lists … finish reading CMS Releases Data on Financial Relationships Between Healthcare Industry, Doctors, Teaching Hospitals

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Alternative Payment Model Lowers Medical Spending, Improves Care

A global budget program, an alternative to traditonal fee-for-service reimbursement models, can lower the costs of medical spending and improve care quality for patients, according to a study from Harvard Medical School’s Department of Health Care Policy. The study, culled … finish reading Alternative Payment Model Lowers Medical Spending, Improves Care

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CMS Announces 15 New Advance Payment ACOs

Fifteen new ACOs will receive monthly payments to help them with care coordination costs, according to the CMS. The 15 latest ACOs to receive advance payments operate in 10 states and join five ACOs that were selected in April, according … finish reading CMS Announces 15 New Advance Payment ACOs

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Aetna Launches Automated Bundled Payments Model for Knee Replacement Surgery

Aetna, McKesson Health Solutions and Hoag Orthopedic Institute of California have launched an automated implementation of the Integrated Healthcare Association’s (IHA) bundled payment model. The three healthcare organizations are implementing an automated bundled payment model for knee replacement surgery that … finish reading Aetna Launches Automated Bundled Payments Model for Knee Replacement Surgery

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