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CareChex joins crowded field of health care system rankings

https://www.journalnow.com/news/local/carechex-joins-crowded-field-of-health-care-system-rankings/article_5e94cbff-9449-5be4-9f14-164edbb63d76.html
A South Carolina health-care analytics group has stepped forward into the cottage industry of providing hospital quality and patient care rankings, with several Triad hospitals listed among the best. Quantros, based in Greenville, S.C., released last week its 2019 CareChex rankings at www.carechex.com. The rankings “benchmark the clinical quality, patient safety and [...] Read more

The value-based care challenge: Helping employers tap into quality care

https://www.quantros.com/d/6.12.18-EBA-Quantros-Coverage.pdf
Advisers must guide employers to the right solutions partner who can help them evaluate the best care based on reliable population health data. The rise of value-based care models, including value-based insurance and value-based reimbursement, has been inevitable as employers strive to find innovative strategies that enable them to offer quality, cost-effective healthcare [...] Read more

Commercial Payers Embrace Bundled Pricing for Cost Containment, Better Outcomes

https://www.wphealthcarenews.com/bundled-pricing-for-cost-containment/
As commercial payers seek strategies to lower costs and improve care quality, they are paying closer attention to bundled payments. While many payers express concerns about the impact of recent regulatory reversals that removed mandatory requirements for bundled payments, the benefits of bundled pricing still resonate strongly throughout the commercial marketplace. Read more

Providers partner with payers for bundled payments

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/payer-issues/providers-partner-with-payers-for-bundled-payments.html
Despite the elimination of mandatory bundled payments by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), commercial insurers are investing in this model based upon the positive results they’ve seen from the CMS demonstration models and their own trial experiences. Bundled payment models shift financial and clinical accountability to a single provider-led organization that takes [...] Read more

Commercial payers benefit from bundled pricing

https://www.dotmed.com/news/story/42711%20
An editorial by Shane Wolverton. As commercial payers seek strategies to lower costs and improve care quality, they are increasingly paying closer attention to bundled payments. While many payers express concerns about the impact of recent regulatory reversals that removed mandatory requirements for bundled payments, the benefits of bundled pricing still resonate strongly [...] Read more

Bundled Pricing: Cost Containment, Better Outcomes Attract Commercial Payers

https://www.quantros.com/d/3.4.18-Quantros-Health-News-Digest-Coverage.pdf
(HealthNewsDigest.com) – While mandatory bundled payments have been scaled back by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), commercial insurers are starting to offer bundled reimbursement programs to their customers. Market analysts see government support of voluntary bundles for payment initiatives as a signal that this innovative strategy is here for the long-term. [...] Read more

Demonstrating High Quality Care Becomes Paramount in the Bundled Payment Models

http://hin.com/blog/2018/04/24/guest-post-demonstrating-high-quality-care-becomes-paramount-in-the-bundled-payment-models/
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) cancellation of the mandatory payment bundles for cardiac care, surgical hip and femur fracture treatment in late 2017 is expected to be replaced in 2018 with a voluntary program, called the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI). CMS also cancelled the cardiac rehabilitation incentive payment model […] Read more
 
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