MACRA Madness: Avoiding a Bad Outcome

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3-point shot

The annual two-week slump in office productivity comes to a close tonight as the Madness known as the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament crowns its champion. Over the last 19 days we’ve seen … [Read more...]

ACI Hardships: Old Dog, New Trick

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Happy New Year—2017 is here! College football will have a new champion tonight, college hoops is in full swing, and we are now 9 days into the new Quality Payment Program. Time flies when you are … [Read more...]

Great Expectations: Health IT in 2017

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2017

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...]

Advanced APM’s: Video Recap

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Join us every Thursday, for the remainder of the year, as we present the third segment of our weekly Acumen MACRA series with a video recap of Monday's post. Today, Diana Strubler, Policy and … [Read more...]

Advanced APMs: Return of the FLA

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Participant

Ah, the day before the election. Hard to believe that sideshow known as the Presidential race is coming to a close. As I’ve mentioned before, we tend to steer clear of religion and politics in the … [Read more...]

MACRA on the Menu

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MACRA on the Menu

In last week’s Acumen blog Diana tackled highlights of the MACRA Final Rule released on October 14. She noted that the 2,398-page document is overwhelming and we are going to need to “eat the elephant … [Read more...]

MACRA: A Summary of the Final Rule

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Just when I thought it was going to be a quiet weekend—BOOM!—the 2,204-page Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) final rule hit my inbox on Friday morning. I was surprised to … [Read more...]