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May 23 2019 Amrita Sehgal, Charles Sauter, Josh Loehrer

Why every provider should apply for BPCI-A

The CMS Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) – Advanced program offers participants the opportunity to take on episodic risk on 37 different clinical episode types. Current participants have realized tremendous value in the BPCI-A program through the potential to earn a bonus payment and the experience navigating value-based care programs. The BPCI-A program creates …

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May 10 2019 Amrita Sehgal, Charles Sauter, Josh Loehrer

TAVR Case Study: Uncovering complexities in BPCI-A rules

BPCI-A TAVR BACKGROUND: On April 24, 2019, CMS announced that it will include five new clinical episodes for BPCI-A Model Year 3: Outpatient TKA, Bariatric Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Seizures, and TAVR. TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) is a minimally invasive procedure that replaces narrow aortic valves. Given the complexity of cardiac procedures and a recorded …

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April 30 2019 Jordan Nodal

Webinar Recap: What’s New for BPCI Advanced Model Year 3?

Last week, our BPCI Advanced team hosted a webinar covering the updates and changes included in CMS’s latest enrollment announcement. What should you know about BPCI Advanced Model Year 3? Our bundle experts, Michelle Chiu and Josh Loehrer, discuss what you need to be successful in Cohort 2. Unlike last year’s extended enrollment period, CMS …

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April 26 2019 Amrita Sehgal, Charles Sauter, Josh Loehrer

What’s New for BPCI Advanced Model Year 3?

On April 24, 2019, CMS announced the enrollment period for the next cohort of BPCI Advanced participants. CMS will be accepting applications until June 24th, 2019, and Model Year 3 will begin January 1, 2020. Our BPCI-A experts have taken some time to review the changes and implications for program participants. WHAT CHANGED: CMS will …

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April 24 2019

Employee Spotlight: Grace Wang

1. What is your position at Clarify and what do you do? As a data product manager at Clarify, I work at the intersection of Data, Product, Engineering and Commercialization. One of my key responsibilities is to work with several data teams to deliver insights early in the customer lifecycle. Another responsibility is to create …

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April 18 2019 Amrita Sehgal, Charles Sauter, Josh Loehrer

Getting ahead of CMS’ BPCI Advanced Announcement

Healthcare providers are anxiously awaiting the CMS enrollment announcement for the next BPCI Advanced cohort. What will change? And what will these changes mean for you? In anticipation of the announcement, our expert analysts have provided some initial answers based on the information CMS has already made available. BPCI ADVANCED OVERVIEW CMS’s Bundled Payments for …

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April 01 2019 Jennifer Cizek

Webinar recap: How to win in BPCI: It Starts with the Docs

Value-based payment programs offer an important incentive for providers to invest in redesigning care workflows. This can lead to lower total cost of care, better patient outcomes and experience, and more fulfilled care teams. Providers who successfully redesign workflows to optimize care delivery stand to win significantly in BPCI-A and beyond. However, care workflow redesign …

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March 28 2019

Employee Spotlight: Ofer Ravner

1. What is your position at Clarify and what do you do? I am Sr. Director of IT at Clarify, our team strives to deliver best in class IT and Security experiences to our clients, partners and most importantly the Clarify community. 2. What excites you most about Clarify? A combination of the extremely talented …

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February 28 2019

Employee Spotlight: Hilary Placzek, PhD, MPH

1. What is your position at Clarify and what do you do? I’m a Director on the Data Science team in San Francisco. My main responsibilities are to build and support roadmaps for main analytic activities, generate and interpret analytic insights for emerging and active customers, and support the Data Science team so that each …

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February 22 2019 Michelle Chiu

Webinar recap: How to win in BPCI Advanced

Earlier this week we hosted a webinar sharing strategies and insights to help your organization win in BPCI Advanced. Our panel of experts debunked the top myths about the drivers of BPCI-A performance. For example, are you under the impression that there is only one target price per episode? If so, definitely listen to the …

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