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Review of the Proposed 2015 Medicare Shared Savings Program Changes

On December 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published the proposed changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (“MSSP”) regulations. Overall, the proposed changes refines the program, effectively putting into place changes that improve the experience of and flexibility for those ACOs currently in the program and may draw potential entrants…

Key Themes from the National Accountable Care Congress

Earlier in November, the fifth annual National Accountable Care Congress was held in Los Angeles. The annual meeting, produced by CAPG and The Integrated Healthcare Association (“IHA”), “brings together leading policymakers, executives, experts, and those who have been working on the front line of ACO implementation and operations.” GE Healthcare Camden Group attended the Congress….

Compliance Costs Can be Managed

Nancy Markle, VP, GE Healthcare Camden Group, shares her thoughts with Healthcare Finance on how healthcare organizations can manage compliance costs.  http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/compliance-costs-can-be-managed

2015 Healthcare Trends and Forecasts

Healthcare Trends and Forecasts 2015: E-Visits, Telehealth to Grow, PHOs Continue to Surge. Listen to a preview of Healthcare Intelligence Network’s annual Healthcare Trends & Forecasts webinar with Steve Valentine, GE Healthcare Camden Group and sign up for the webinar on November 13.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s “Escape Velocity to a Culture of Health”

GE Healthcare Camden Group, at the invitation of Mount Sinai Health System, participated in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) “Escape Velocity to a Culture of Health” October 7-8, 2014 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Nearly 200 leaders and implementers across public and private sectors of public health including community, business, healthcare, policy, and academics convened and…

Are You Ready for Medicaid Reform?

More than 72 million Americans receive healthcare coverage from Medicaid, including children, nondisabled adults, pregnant women, individuals with disabilities, and seniors with both Medicare and Medicaid coverage (known as dual eligibles). This number is expected to grow to 93 million by 2024. At a time when most states cannot afford to spend more money on the…

Strategy Prioritization Grid

In our article, “Prioritizing your Initiatives” by Mark Dubow, MBA, MSPH and Laura Jacobs, MPH, we focus on how executive teams can screen existing and new opportunities or initiatives to assure that an organization’s vision and strategic goals are met. The following is an example of a strategy prioritization grid that has been completed to…

10 Questions Providers Must Answer to Prepare for Private Exchanges

By Kelly Tiberio and James Smith, MBA, FACHE With the growth of private health insurance exchanges comes the responsibility to understand their impact to your healthcare business. Is your organization’s leadership team prepared for the changes that private exchanges may trigger in negotiated costs and service utilization? How quickly could you react to such changes, or…