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Study: ACOs that treat more minority patients might be at a disadvantage in quality programs

January 13, 2017


The researchers recommend that quality programs take into account patients' socioeconomic characteristics, such as race and income, when adjusting for risk in provider quality programs.

Yesterday's top story: CMS finalizes new Medicare alternative payment models

December 22, 2016


A new rule from CMS finalizes three new mandatory bundled payment models for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery, and surgical hip and femur fracture treatment covered under Medicare, updates CMS' existing bundled payment model for hip and knee replacements, and announces a new Medicare accountable care organization track.

CMS finalizes new Medicare alternative payment models

December 21, 2016


A new rule from CMS finalizes three new mandatory bundled payment models for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery, and surgical hip and femur fracture treatment covered under Medicare, updates CMS' existing bundled payment model for hip and knee replacements, and announces a new Medicare accountable care organization track.

Top health care movers and shakers of 2016

December 19, 2016


From new ways to pay physicians under Medicare to a long-discussed legislative package aimed at supporting U.S. medical innovations, 2016 brought major health care reform efforts that could shape the U.S. health system for years to come. American Health Line breaks down our picks for the top players who shook up the industry in 2016.

CMS unveils new ACO model, scraps Medicare Part B drug demo

December 16, 2016


CMS also is creating new opportunities for providers to participate in the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization and Comprehensive Primary Care Plus models.

CMS approves Mass. Medicaid waiver

November 9, 2016


Under the five-year waiver Massachusetts will shift its Medicaid program from a fee-for-service model to a system of accountable care organizations.

Vt. to launch all-payer health care model

October 28, 2016


The all-payer model will be used as a test to determine whether tying health care payments to health outcomes, instead of the current fee-for-service payment model, improves care quality.

Stakeholders split on MACRA final rule

October 18, 2016


Reaction to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act final rule is mixed, with some stakeholders applauding the rule's added flexibility and others raising concern that going forward CMS might continue to kick certain requirements down the road, like it has done with the meaningful use program.

In the states: A new Calif.-based ACO, mental health education requirements in N.Y., and more

October 6, 2016


American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.

Vt., CMS reach preliminary agreement on all-payer health care model

September 30, 2016


If the draft agreement is finalized, Vermont will be the first state to adopt an all-payer health care system that would cover all providers.

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