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What Is Value-Based Care and What Does It Mean for Providers?

October 07, 2022

What Is Value-Based Care and What Does It Mean for Providers?

What Is Value Based Care?  Value-based care (VBC) is a healthcare model that reimburses providers based on the quality of care provided and the patient outcomes achieved. Put simply, with…

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Pros and Cons of Doing Revenue Cycle Management In-House vs. Choosing a Third-Party Partner

September 22, 2022

Pros and Cons of Doing Revenue Cycle Management In-House vs. Choosing a Third-Party Partner

Healthcare providers are experiencing a number of challenges when it comes to their revenue cycle management (RCM):   More time spent in accounts receivable (AR)  Staffing shortages, with either too few…

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5 Reasons Life Sciences Companies Should Leverage an Real-Word Data Partner for Clinical Trials

September 22, 2022

5 Reasons Life Sciences Companies Should Leverage an Real-World Data Partner for Clinical Trials

Real-world data (RWD) is data collected outside of a traditional clinical trial setting from sources such as electronic medical records (EMRs), payer claims, and disease registries. Real-world evidence (RWE) is…

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What Is the Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM)?

August 31, 2022

What Is the Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM)?

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM), the next iteration of its value-based, oncology care model. EOM is a five year program,…

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Reimagining Value-based Care in Oncology: How the Enhancing Oncology Model will Continue the Evolution of Oncology Care

August 23, 2022

Reimagining Value-based Care in Oncology: How the Enhancing Oncology Model will Continue the Evolution of Oncology Care

by Dr. Jeffrey A. Scott, Chief Medical Officer. In our previous blog post, we broke down CMS’ assessment of the Oncology Care Model (OCM) and found that there were both…

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Reimagining Value-based Care in Oncology: What OCM Can Teach Us Ahead of the Enhancing Oncology Model

August 17, 2022

Reimagining Value-based Care in Oncology: What OCM Can Teach Us Ahead of the Enhancing Oncology Model

by Dr. Charles Saunders, CEO of Integra Connect. The Oncology Care Model (OCM) came to an end in June of 2022, giving oncology providers, payers, and other industry observers the…

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Preparing for the Enhancing Oncology Model: What Practices Need to Do Now

July 14, 2022

Preparing for the Enhancing Oncology Model: What Practices Need to Do Now

The Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM) will begin in July of 2023, giving practices a 12-month runway to prepare for the new value-based care program.  Here’s what prospective participants need to do to…

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Revenue Cycle Management: How to Make Your Front-End Office More Efficient

July 11, 2022

Revenue Cycle Management: How to Make Your “Front-End” Office More Efficient with Automation

Healthcare staffing challenges continue to prevail in 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted how healthcare organizations manage their revenue cycle. Staffing shortages mean that providers are forced to hire inexperienced…

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rapid genetic testing

June 03, 2022

From ASCO: Early, rapid genetic testing can improve survival rates among late-stage lung cancer patients

Byline: Jeffrey A. Scott, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Integra Connect Advances in genetic testing have made it possible to determine, at a molecular level, which treatment options will best target…

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January 11, 2022

Best EMS Field Practices to Aid Billing

Claim submission that results in payment begins before a medical record is ever received at the billing office. EMT and Paramedic Documentation is vital in ensuring sufficient details are recorded…

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