Great Expectations: Health IT in 2017

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Happy New Year! To get our Acumen blog off to a value-based start we asked health IT (HIT) experts to give us their perspective on HIT progress in 2016 and hopes for 2017. Please enjoy these 2016 … [Read more...]

Nephrology News Roundup

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Here's a roundup of nephrology news over the past week. Click on the headlines to browse the articles. Or, if you’ve discovered other newsworthy items that may be of interest to our team or your … [Read more...]

APM: Just Another TLA?

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In the world of TLAs (three-letter acronyms), the APM, or alternative payment model, is a TLA we certainly need to pay attention to. APMs are a collection of new healthcare payment frameworks that are … [Read more...]

Accountable Care Organizations: A Look at the Proposed Rule

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On March 31, 2011, Health and Human Services published the notice of public rule making (NPRM) for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Established by the Affordable Care Act, ACOs are proposed to … [Read more...]