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New fed loans to promote rural ACOs
By Melanie Evans | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Obama administration plans to offer infrastructure loans to small and rural healthcare providers to participate in Medicare's program for accountable care organizations.
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Medical technology policies should promote innovation, and other letters
Modern Healthcare | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Oct. 13 cover story, “Devicemakers challenged on resistance to value-based payment,”may leave readers with the mistaken impression that AdvaMed opposes reimbursement reforms designed to provide...
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HHS extends Stark, anti-kickback waiver for ACOs
By Lisa Schencker | October 17, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
HHS will allow Medicare accountable care organizations to continue operating outside of federal kickback and physician self-referral laws for at least another year.
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CMS loan program offers rural providers entry to accountable care
By Melanie Evans | October 15, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The Obama administration plans to offer upfront cash to help small and rural healthcare providers build the infrastructure they need to succeed in Medicare's program for accountable care organizations.
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Reform Update: Measure ranks docs on how much patients improve
By Melanie Evans | October 15, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Patients of top-performing doctors were cared for at less expense and left the hospital earlier and in better health than those treated by doctors at the bottom of a new measure of physician value. Demand for ways to rank individual doctors on results is growing and the measure, based on teacher...
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Lahey CEO Dr. Howard Grant talks about rising costs, ACOs, saving community hospitals
Modern Healthcare | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. Howard Grant has been president and CEO of the not-for-profit Lahey Health System in Burlington, Mass., since 2010.
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Dialysis providers expect ACOs, payment cuts, consolidation
By Beth Kutscher | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The $25 billion dialysis industry faces transformation as it moves from offering a profitable niche service to what insurers see as a cost center under the population health-management approach.
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Podcast
Lahey CEO Dr. Howard Grant on rising costs, ACOs, saving community hospitals
Modern Healthcare | October 11, 2014
Dr. Howard Grant, president and CEO of the not-for-profit Lahey Health System in Burlington, Mass., discusses the rising healthcare costs in Massachusetts, his opposition to the continued expansion of Partners HealthCare and his system's accountable care efforts. He spoke with Modern Healthcare...
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Pioneer ACOs get high marks from patients, mixed grades on quality
By Melanie Evans | October 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Medicare's first and most sophisticated accountable care organizations scored highly with patients for easy access to care and clear communication with doctors. The ACOs' success at preventing potentially avoidable hospital stays was decidedly more mixed, as was quality performance in areas such as...
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Data | 2013 financial, quality results for Pioneer ACOs
October 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The Medicare Innovation Center's test of accountable care is in its third year, but the CMS this week released the first look at data from 2012 and 2013. Last year's data is of particular note: It marks the first time that accountable care organizations were graded on how well they performed on...
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