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...]
E/M 2021: A New Year Brings Some Big Changes
In a year filled with new regulations, new rules, new financial models, new viruses, and new ways of interacting remotely with patients, New Year’s Day will bring one final present: a package of new … [Read more...]
Medicare Open Enrollment: Trick or Treat?
Greetings Acumen blog readers! I hope this note finds you safe and well in the midst of the chaos that surrounds us these days. I am a few days late with a Halloween-related post, but rest assured I … [Read more...]
ETC Final Rule Part Two: The Scary Details
Last week we posted an introductory blog post regarding the ESRD Treatment Choices Final Rule that comes loaded with tricks (performance penalties) and treats (bonuses and incentives for home therapy … [Read more...]
ETC: The Final Rule Has Arrived
As if there wasn’t enough excitement from COVID-19, Medicare Advantage plans opening for dialysis patients, and additional new final regulations under the 21st Century Cures Act, CMS has dropped a … [Read more...]
Who is John Galt? Greetings, Acumen blog readers. I hope each of you are navigating the many challenges we face today as best as can be expected. In close to a decade of writing this blog, I don’t … [Read more...]
Kidney Care Choices Update: June 25, 2020
June proved to be a month of updates from Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) regarding the Kidney Care Choices (KCC) models. As a quick acronym rundown before we get started, the … [Read more...]
KCC: Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Dear Acumen blog readers, Much has transpired during the 3 weeks since our last post. COVID-19 continues to create very real problems in many communities around the country, and the pandemic makes … [Read more...]