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FierceMarkets, a division of Questex, LLC., Announces Healthcare Innovation Awards Finalists

FierceMarkets, a division of Questex, today announced finalists for the annual Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition 2017. Finalists were recognized in 5 distinct categories designed to highlight products and services which have the potential to make the greatest impact on savings, healthcare delivery and patient engagement.

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Advancing Care Information: What Physicians Need to Know

The Physicians Practice 2017 Technology Survey results show a split on whether practices understand the Advancing Care Information (ACI) section of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) track of Medicare payment reform. (MACRA). The guidelines of ACI, which detail how Medicare physicians must use certified health IT, were understood by just 50 percent of respondents.

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LUGPA Submits First of Its Kind Urology-Specific APM

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 14, 2017 – On July 5, 2017, LUGPA, submitted the nation’s first urologic-specific Alternative Payment Model (APM) to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee for its review.

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Revenue Cycle Risks and Rewards in the Era of Value-Based Care

For years, the physician practice revenue cycle has exhibited a degree of financial predictability amid constant healthcare industry change. There have been significant challenges, of course, but in the big picture a practice’s financial marching orders have remained consistent: improve the amount and speed of collections while identifying and minimizing payer denials.

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Investing in Technology for Value-Based Care Success

Value-based care is a clinical, operational and organizational model for healthcare, where providers receive financial incentives to provide comprehensive care to populations, based on value — defined as total cost, quality and satisfaction.

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Investing in Technology for Value-Based Care Success

Value-based care is a clinical, operational and organizational model for healthcare, where providers receive financial incentives to provide comprehensive care to populations, based on value — defined as total cost, quality and satisfaction. A core driver is the transition in Medicare reimbursement to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) pathways, as part of the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Patient-centered Medical Homes (PCMHs), the Oncology Care Model and Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) are examples of an APM.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT NEWS

Optimizing RCM During Value-Based Reimbursement Transition

With revenue coming from fee-for-service and value-based reimbursement models, providers should adopt technology that can adapt and grow to their revenue sources, a provider explained.

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Becker's CFO

15 RCM service expansions in May

Here are 15 revenue cycle management portfolio expansions involving healthcare vendors and providers in May.  

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Becker's CFO

58 RCM service expansions so far in 2017

Here are 58 revenue cycle management portfolio expansions involving healthcare vendors and providers so far in 2017.

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Becker's CFO

9 recent RCM service expansions

Here are nine companies that extended their revenue cycle management portfolios for healthcare vendors and providers so far in May.

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