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5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Preparing Your Hospital’s Strategic Plan

Posted 1:45 PM by
The Affordable Care Act turned the traditional healthcare business model on its head by reducing fee-for-service reimbursement levels and turning the focus toward value. Now the questions that every hospital and health system leader must answer are: How can we improve population health and patient care in a value-based environment, and what is the appropriate level of investment?
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What You Need to Know About Healthcare Risk

Posted 9:15 PM by
When it comes to healthcare risk, the stakes can be extremely high. Whether a data breach results in paying millions of dollars in fines or an incorrect medical code results in a claim denial, ignoring risk can have severe consequences. Though there are many types of healthcare risk, the three main areas are coding, billing, and data security.
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5 Healthcare Certainties in an Uncertain Environment

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The state of the healthcare industry, as it stands, could most easily be summarized in one word: uncertainty.
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How to Prepare for the Transition to Value-Based Reimbursement

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In the healthcare industry there is a great deal of discussion about the shift from volume-based to value-based reimbursement models, and regulatory requirements are continually changing. But what exactly are bundled payments, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and value-based reimbursement?
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Physician Compensation: What to Expect in the Future

Posted 12:00 PM by
Determining physician compensation can be challenging, especially since it depends on a variety of factors, such as area of the country, whether a physician is part of a group practice or is hospital-employed, and the level of ancillary services in which the physician participates.
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MACRA: The Final Ruling and What It Means for You

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the long-awaited final regulations of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) law.
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Hospital-Physician Alignment Options in a Rapidly Changing Environment

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Healthcare reform has significantly changed the healthcare industry over the last several years, creating new reimbursement and care delivery models. As the competition for talent, technology, specialties, and patients increases, many hospitals have aligned with physician groups as a way to streamline costs while increasing the breadth and quality of their services.
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Whatever Happened to Fee-for-Service Healthcare?

Posted 12:00 PM by
Buggy whips. Typewriters. Dodo birds. Fee-for-service healthcare. What do they each have in common? A lot, according to members of a Healthcare Leaders of New York panel on "The Future of Healthcare Financing."
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Institute Development: Creating Meaningful Partnerships Between Hospitals, Physicians

Posted 12:00 PM by
Healthcare reform is driving systemic change. Providers are now compelled to completely rethink how patient care is delivered, and that means working together in new, different and more productive settings. As a result, hospitals and physicians need to develop collaborative working relationships in order to take steps – together – toward the ultimate goal of achieving market success and improving the health of the community.
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David Charles and Mark Bernstein to Speak in New York on Funding Hospital Expansion in a Consolidated Market

Posted 7:45 PM by
Katz, Sapper & Miller’s David Charles and Mark Bernstein, together with the law firm Anderson Kill, will discuss “Funding Hospital Expansion in a Consolidated Market” on Thursday, Oct. 1.
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