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2014-04-16 08:32:35

Partnership to Offer Exclusive CMS-Sponsored Bundling Payment Program CLEVELAND, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COMS Interactive, LLC (Clinical Outcomes Management Systems or COMS) is partnering with Remedy Partners, Inc. (Remedy) to provide Skilled Nursing Facilities the opportunity to participate in an exclusive value-based program. The purpose of the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) program is to allow customers and partners to share in the cost savings derived from...

2014-03-20 12:32:57

RALEIGH, N.C., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clintrax Global, Inc., a worldwide clinical trial contract negotiation company located in Raleigh, NC, recently announced the addition of global investigator payments to its list of client services. Investigator payments are an essential part of the clinical trial lifecycle in which the site and other responsible contracting parties are compensated for services rendered and work performed throughout the course of a particular study....

2014-03-07 23:24:42

In a March 18 webinar, participants will learn how to implement innovative bundled payment programs to boost quality and improve efficiency. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Bundled payment programs are among the most promising — and most mature — value-based purchasing initiatives to gain momentum in the marketplace. And with several years of experience under their belts, two insurers have developed successful programs to reimburse providers for episodes of care, combining...

2014-01-07 23:29:34

DataGen, a national health care data analytics company, has signed new contracts with Association of American Medical Colleges and Montefiore Medical Center to provide data analytic support during CMS' Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 DataGen, a national health care data analytics company, has signed two new contracts to provide data analytic support during the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Bundled Payments for...

2013-12-18 12:26:02

Sen. Stabenow supports effort to alleviate deep Medicare cuts that jeopardize access to skilled home healthcare WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the program integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - today thanked Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) for her commitment to protecting patient access to clinically advanced,...

2013-12-09 12:26:41

- Radiation therapy leaders call for comprehensive payment reform to improve the quality of care for life-saving cancer care - WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Radiation Therapy Alliance (RTA) - a nonprofit organization representing 227 community-based radiation therapy centers - today commended the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for withdrawing the proposal to cap certain freestanding radiation oncology reimbursements at the OPD/ASC rates...

2013-12-03 12:26:54

Navigator program brings team approach to meeting patient needs, reducing rehospitalization WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With increased penalties in effect for hospitals with excessive readmissions for heart attack and heart failure, the American College of Cardiology is launching a program that applies a team approach to keeping patients at home and healthy after discharge. The ACC created the Patient Navigator Program to support a team of caregivers at selected...

2013-09-24 09:53:18

Medicare expenses for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI, heart attack) increased substantially between 1998 and 2008, with much of the increase coming in expenses 31 days or more after the patient was hospitalized, according to a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Researchers examined Medicare expenses for AMI in part because of large budget deficits in the United States and the high cost of caring for Medicare beneficiaries, according to...

2013-09-04 23:25:59

A case study released by DataGen and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) examines the challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned to date from Medicare’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative. ALBANY, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 A case study released by DataGen and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) examines the challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned to date from Medicare’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative. “After working...

2013-06-25 12:28:45

WILMINGTON, Delaware, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicalbillersandcoders.com [http://www.medicalbillersandcoders.com ] experts have witnessed a sudden rush in Texas for billing professionals, triggered as much by concern as also in a panic about - how to transition to the innovative payment model like bundled payment platform which is gradually replacing the traditional pay-per-service. MBC realizes that there is a lack of understanding among providers in Texas about...