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Medicare Insolvency, What you Need to Know

Medicare Insolvency, What you Need to Know

Despite efforts and trends to slow the growth of U.S. national health expenditures, we have just 7 years until we experience insolvency in the Medicare Part A trust fund, otherwise known as the Hospital Insurance (HI) Trust Fund. This is according to the 2019 Annual...

Measuring Risk by Vulnerability, Not Just Burden of Illness

Measuring Risk by Vulnerability, Not Just Burden of Illness

A primary objective of value-based care is to increase provider accountability in delivering better health outcomes. This is driven out through Alternative Payment Models (APMs) such as capitation, gainsharing, and bundled payment arrangements. As a provider, one of...

CMS Announces First Ever Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference

CMS Announces First Ever Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference

CMS announced June 20th, 2018 that they will be holding their first ever developer conference for the Blue Button 2.0 initiative.  The conference is to be held August 13, 2018, in Washington D.C. “The inaugural Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference will bring together...

BPCI-Advanced:  What to Consider Before Committing

BPCI-Advanced: What to Consider Before Committing

So you’re considering BPCI-Advanced, eh? Which means you’re most likely up to your eyeballs in data right now trying to figure out your positioning.  Over the next 1 month and 15 days, you have some big decisions to make; “Which episode initiators are you going to...

The National ACO, Bundle Payments and MACRA Summit

The National ACO, Bundle Payments and MACRA Summit

Recently, our team attended the 2018 National ACO, Bundled Payments, and MACRA Summit in Washington D.C. Over the course of three days we heard from some of the industry’s top thought leaders from both the public and private sectors; to include members from the Office...

HIPAA Audit? 5 Things You Should Do to Prepare

HIPAA Audit? 5 Things You Should Do to Prepare

You’ve received notice that you're going to be audited by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) for HIPAA privacy and security compliance.  First thing you need to do… don’t panic! Companies survive HIPAA audits all the time. In fact, about 31% of all audits result in no...