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Why (not) Family Medicine? Paul Grundy, MD, MPH

Why (not) Family Medicine? is a series of posts from health care thought leaders, both inside and outside of Family Medicine. These will be posted every Friday. 322 more words

Why (Not) Family Medicine?

Successful patient-centered medical homes rely on good data

In earlier posts, we discussed that good data is data that spurs action — on the part of both providers and patients. This is no truer than for the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model, where primary care is organized in a way that emphasizes care coordination and communication. 393 more words


Why Not To Join VS Until Next Year!


MONEY GOES A LONG WAY:  As the New York IPA rose in visibility and significance over a year ago,  Vision Source sought to claim our network as its own. 366 more words

Reasons, Plans And Goals

Transforming Your Care Model? Don’t Forget the Physicians

Whether prompted by government mandate, regional competition, or patient demands, healthcare organizations are adopting new care models designed to foster value-based care. Patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs), accountable care organizations (ACOs), and a host of other options offer organizations a structured approach to improving patient outcomes while lowering the cost of care. 1,077 more words


MACRA Forces Providers Seeking APM Track to Move Quickly

In the recent proposed rules for MACRA, CMS offered some clarity for providers who are trying to decide whether to participate under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) or the Alternative Payment Model (APM) track.  487 more words

Healthcare Reform

MACRA Proposed Rules Provide Some Clarity, But Questions Remain

Last week CMS released its much-anticipated proposed rules for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which was passed by Congress approximately 1 year ago and introduced substantive changes in the way Medicare will reimburse physician services. 1,048 more words

Healthcare Reform