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Bundled Payments, Clinical Pathways Drive Cancer Care Savings

May 1, 2017  /  Emerging Healthcare Models

Oncology value-based reimbursement models used bundled payments and clinical pathways to reduce cancer care costs, but researchers suggest incentives for innovation.

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Merger creates one of largest nonprofit health care systems in nation

April 30, 2017  /  Emerging Healthcare Models

Memphis’ Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. has completed a merger with Jackson’s Mississippi Baptist Health Systems, creating a $2.5 billion organization and one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

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Biogen CEO eyes value-based payer deals to boost pressured MS franchise

April 28, 2017  /  Emerging Healthcare Models

Facing stepped-up competition for its critical multiple sclerosis business, Biogen CEO Michel Vounatsos contends his company is “ready and well-equipped” to forge ahead. And that includes “value-based and innovative contracting” with payers, the helmsman told analysts on Tuesday.

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Patient-Centered Medical Home Benefits Payers, Providers, Patients

April 28, 2017  /  Emerging Healthcare Models, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model brings clinical benefits to patients as well as financial rewards for payers and providers.

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Value-based Payment Models in Oncology: Will They Help or Hinder Patient Access to New Treatments?

April 23, 2017  /  Emerging Healthcare Models

Early signs of success in Oncology Value-based Payment Models point to increasing experimentation with these new reimbursement approaches.

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Humana Expands Medicare Orthopedic Bundled Payment Programs

April 23, 2017  /  Emerging Healthcare Models

Humana is partnering with eight orthopedic specialty groups to expand bundled payment programs for Medicare beneficiaries requiring hip and knee surgery.

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Blues Plans Accelerate Move to Value-Based Products Despite Uncertainty Around ACA

April 12, 2017  /  Emerging Healthcare Models

Blue Cross Blue Shield plans are accelerating their move to value-based insurance products and reporting strong results from new initiatives, even as lawmakers in Washington are debating the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which has been a catalyst for these changes.

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Cigna, Major Dialysis Company Partner To Improve Care

April 12, 2017  /  Emerging Healthcare Models

Cigna is aiming to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations for people on dialysis at clinics run by Fresenius Medical Care and others who are covered by Cigna insurance.

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Amgen Enters Into Agreement With Inovalon and Avalere to Engage Value-Based Contracting Opportunities

March 31, 2017  /  Emerging Healthcare Models

Inovalon today announced it has entered into an agreement with Amgen to to better manage healthcare costs and enable access to therapeutic solutions that deliver value to patients, payers, and providers.

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Private Sector Accountable Care Organization Development: A Qualitative Study

March 31, 2017  /  Emerging Healthcare Models

Private sector organizations pursuing an accountable care strategy allowed them to respond to policy changes anticipated to impact the way healthcare is delivered and reimbursed. 

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