Americans in 2013 spent a little more on medical services from the prior year, but utilized them less, according to a new report by the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI).
As of January 1, 2015, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid will only be awarding payments to MA plans that receive 4 stars or higher.
Experts say directly comparing ACO models can be difficult because stakeholders often take different approaches to care management
Final notice from CMS changes the 1.9% pay cut to 0.4% increase, but that's only half the story
CMS is driving down rates for MA plans while taxes and dwindling bonus pay pile on the pain
Prepare for a significant increase in self-pay liabilities from the “high-deductible“ patient population or risk a reduced level of reimbursement
Get caught up on CMS proposals for Part D networks, mail order and price negotiations
SGR fix moves toward accountable care
Use telemedicine to increase provider reach
The medical community is using checklists to voluntarily cut costs