Acumen is proud to announce that we have achieved Epic Connect Accreditation for the 2023 program year! We are one of the first Epic organizations to receive this accolade in 2023 – and amongst … [Read more...]
The CMS Quality Payment Program: Future Impact on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
Have you ever wondered how Medicare decides how much to pay for an outpatient office visit? Or the monthly capitated payment we receive for caring for ESRD patients? At a very high level, the process … [Read more...]
Raising the Bar: ETC Updates for 2022 Are In!
On October 29, 2021, CMS published a final rule updating the ETC (ESRD Treatment Choices Model) that went into effect on January 21, 2021. And the changes in the new rule go into effect soon—on … [Read more...]
Telehealth: Current State/Future State
Remember back in March 2020? It seems like a very long time ago. March 13 was the day CMS acted upon the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) that had been declared and issued a number of waivers … [Read more...]
CMS Proposed Updates to ETC: Boom or Bust?
Just in time for Independence Day, CMS published a lengthy proposed rule on July 1, 2021, that, if implemented, will refine the mandatory ETC (End-Stage Renal Disease Treatment Choices) model just as … [Read more...]
2020: Out Like A Lion
The last week of a tumultuous year brings even more changes for physician practices…all at the last minute. On Sunday, December 27, the President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 … [Read more...]
Live Now—The Acumen Community
Hello Acumen 2.0 Customers, It is our pleasure to introduce you to your new Acumen Community. During our virtual Acumen Engage Conference in September, many of you saw a brief demo of the Acumen … [Read more...]