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Patient Care Navigation Program Reduces Cancer Care Costs

January 30, 2017 - Using non-physician and nurse providers as part of a patient navigation program can significantly lower healthcare costs and utilization for cancer patients while generating a return on investment, a recent JAMA Oncology study revealed. From 2013 to 2015, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System hired non-licensed staff to help high-cost and high-risk cancer patients navigate...


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Patient Care Navigation Program Reduces Cancer Care Costs

by Jacqueline Belliveau

Using non-physician and nurse providers as part of a patient navigation program can significantly lower healthcare costs and utilization for cancer patients while generating a return on investment, a recent JAMA Oncology study revealed. From...

Ensuring Success in the Transition to Value-Based Care

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Most recently, the Department of Health & Human Services issued a final rule for the Quality Payment Program as part of implementing provisions of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015. The program comprising the...

House Reps Ask CMS for MACRA Implementation Flexibilities

by Jacqueline Belliveau

Representatives from the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Energy and Commerce Committee have penned a letter to HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell calling for more flexibilities with MACRA implementation. With the value-based care...

Top 5 Facts to Know about MACRA Alternative Payment Models

by Catherine Sampson

CMS recently proposed a rule that would put last year's MACRA's legislation into action. The proposal introduces several significant changes to the way providers will attest to quality improvements and technology use, but also includes...

Defining the Top 10 Terms of Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management

by Catherine Sampson

In some cases, definitions for terms and acronyms related to healthcare revenue cycle management can come across as fairly straightforward. Other times, they can sound more like a foreign language. A healthcare professional may find it difficult...

CMS Seeks Final Applications for Next Generation ACO Model

by Jacqueline Belliveau

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center announced the opening of its final round of applications for Next Generation Account Care Organization (ACO) Model, which will begin on January 1, 2017. The final round of Next...

Federal Agencies Advance Alternative Payment Models in Medicine

by Vera Gruessner

In recent years, the federal government has positioned the healthcare industry to adopt new reimbursement tactics aimed at strengthening pay-for-performance initiatives. These regulations consist of alternative payment models such as bundled...

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