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10 things to know about CMS' new mandatory cardiac bundle


CMS proposed Monday a new mandatory bundled payment program for heart attacks and bypass surgeries that includes changes to the existing Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model as part of its larger goal to shift Medicare from quantity to quality incentives. 9 more words

21 statistics on high-deductible health plans


Hospital and health system executives are well aware of the affects high-deductible health plans have had on hospital finances, from patient collections to bad debt. 24 more words

MIPS breakdown: 6 must-know parts of the MACRA final rule


The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act final rule is here. As industry experts begin to dig into the 2,400-page document released Friday, a few details are emerging that will be critical for providers who plan to practice fee-for-service medicine in 2017. 99 more words

The 10th Annual ReviveHealth Trust IndexTM reveals an alarming gap


13% VALUE • 87% VOLUME

During the course of calendar year 2016, what percentage of your total commercial revenues will be based on volume versus value?

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FTC puts an end to Penn State-PinnacleHealth deal


Thanks to the Federal Trade Commission, the Penn State Health and PinnacleHealth merger will not go forward.

Plans to merge were called off late last week, … 284 more words

Measuring What Really Matters


Not everything that is important for a person’s health can be measured and not everything that can be measured in health care is important to the average person. 275 more words