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2014-07-24 23:03:39

Anticipating an adverse impact on profitability with the transition to value-based care, ACOs are focused on financial solutions. Black Book™ has produced a series of three ACO infrastructure surveys: Financial Services and Software, Clinical Integration and Support, and Business Intelligence and Analytics; and the first data set was released today. Clearwater, Florida (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Financial solutions are among the highest infrastructure priorities as identified by 97 percent...

2014-07-21 23:02:46

Top doctor now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading physician, Dr. Paresh Shukla, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Shukla to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint Health Medical Group, a comprehensive network of top...

2014-07-16 23:07:17

Real-Time Incentives Help Reduce Hospital/ER Visits, Improve Member Health, And Decrease Overall Cost Of Care For Health Plans, Employers, And Accountable Care Organizations Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Gold Mobile (GoMo Health™), a leading provider of a remote patient engagement system for hospitals, healthcare plans, employers and accountable care organizations (ACOs), today announced it is using United Preference’s incentive administration platform to deliver real-time...

2014-07-15 12:28:56

Changes Published in Federal Register July 11, 2014 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medicare plans to penalize hospital use for 4.9 million seniors who get health care from Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). ACOs are groups of doctors and hospitals which sign up to receive rewards from Medicare if they cut Medicare spending on their patients. They also receive protection from antitrust and kickback rules. Photo -...

2014-07-14 23:08:04

In a July 23 webinar, participants will get the latest information on the use of FAIR Health data and other data sources for determining how to pay out-of-network providers in ACOs, exchanges and narrow networks. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 In building products for public and private insurance exchanges, carriers emphasized lower-cost narrow-network products, accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other models. As expected, consumers generally chose coverage based on price,...

2014-07-14 16:24:21

Kaiser Permanente to conduct one of the largest and most comprehensive secure email studies to date OAKLAND, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Does being able to email your doctor mean less time in the doctor's office? Preliminary research is mixed, but in the latest issue of the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, Kaiser Permanente calls for a new way to evaluate how and why patients and physicians use secure email. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "The quality...

2014-07-09 23:00:17

Shaun Hunter has joined the CareSource Information Technology team as Vice President for Enterprise Information Management in Dayton, Ohio. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Shaun Hunter to lead Strategic Operations for Enterprise Information Management CareSource a nonprofit, Ohio-based health plan, announced Shaun Hunter has joined the Information Technology team as Vice President for Enterprise Information Management. In his role, Hunter will lead and direct the quality and delivery...

2014-07-09 16:28:22

Network Misrepresentations, Enrollment Delays, and Customer Service Practices Violate California Law SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross vastly misrepresented the size of its physician and hospital networks and other key health plan contract terms in order to increase sales during the Affordable Care Act's 'open enrollment period' that ended on March 31, according to a new California class action lawsuit filed by Blue Cross customers and consumer...

2014-07-07 08:28:41

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AllazoHealth and the Accountable Care Coalition of Greater New York (ACCGNY) were awarded a grant of $91,914 by the 2014 Pilot Health Tech NYC to launch a pilot aimed at improving medication adherence. The pilot will target ACCGNY's Medicare-eligible beneficiaries, a highly comorbid population with intellectually and developmentally disabled (IDD) and elderly patients. The pilot will focus on improving medication adherence for patients with...

2014-07-02 23:09:25

The July issue of Atlantic Information Services’s ACO Business News reports on remarks given by payer and provider representatives who spoke at last month’s National Accountable Care Organization Summit in Washington, D.C. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Most value-based contracts with commercial insurers still feature shared savings and rewards for higher quality, but payers are eager to evolve those agreements so that they include more risk for primary care providers, and also...


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