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BPCI-A Data Comes This Week from CMS – Are You Ready? (Part 1)

By the end of this week, CMS will ship refreshed baseline data to all participants in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A) program. The decisions that Hospital and Physician Group Practice (PGP) participants must make by mid-December have broad implications, especially as mandatory bundles from CMS become more [...]

2020-10-15T09:10:08-08:00October 15th, 2020|

Perspectives from a registered nurse on data-driven approaches to case management assessments

  This week, October 11-17, is National Case Management Week 2020 (NCMW2020). To all the amazing case managers: your hard work and dedication to patients deserve to be formally recognized. Thank you for your contributions and tiresome work assessing, planning, facilitating, care coordinating, evaluating, and advocating on behalf of patients [...]

2020-10-14T11:00:11-08:00October 14th, 2020|

Three Steps to Hitting Your MLR Targets in 2021 

  With Q3 seemingly speeding to a close and rebates due at the end of September, MLR targets are top of mind for many health plans. While many plans did not meet their minimum medical loss ratio for 2020, in three steps, payers can better position themselves to meet these [...]

2020-08-26T08:18:15-08:00August 26th, 2020|

The pandemic-driven momentum of technology adoption in healthcare

Healthcare is notoriously conservative in its adoption of technology. Yet, telehealth use skyrocketed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the sudden physical distance between patients and healthcare facilities imposed by the lockdown, providers proved they could transition to virtual care instantly. Could this be the example the industry needs to [...]

2020-08-12T12:18:27-08:00July 27th, 2020|

The traditional pharma commercialization model is outdated

  The revenue performance of a pharmaceutical drug at launch sets the stage for its commercial future. However, approximately two-thirds of new drugs fall short of first-year sales expectations. In this HLTH GoLive series webinar, “Rearchitecting the Drug Launch Model,” Manisha Gulati, Chief Operating Officer, Clarify Health, asked an expert [...]

2020-07-13T17:22:53-08:00July 13th, 2020|