Alternative Payment Models
Alternative payment models are becoming more advanced as the government drives to accelerate generated savings. Track and stay ahead of this evolution to identify strategic partnerships and measure results.
New analysis from Avalere finds that more accountable care organizations (ACOs) participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) have assumed downside risk as the program matures, with the greatest growth over the past 3 years.
New analysis from Avalere finds the proposed case-mix adjustment for the radiation oncology model underestimates payments for prostate cancer .
Tune in to hear the final episode in our 3-part series that focuses on CMS’s most recent proposed payment rules. In episode 3, we’ll be focusing on the End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System, with a focus on proposed payment changes for innovative drugs, supplies, and equipment and updates to the Quality Incentive Program (QIP).
Providers in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced initiative began to assume financial risk on March 1, 2019.
ACO Experience Again Proves to Be an Indicator of Success
The majority of hospitals in BPCI Advanced, the second iteration of CMS’ largest bunded payment initiative, have no prior experience with risk in the original BPCI program.
Assuming risk appears to be a less important factor than experience in predicting ACO success.
Early adoption and participation in an AAPM can provide a higher incentive payment to Medicare clinicians than MIPS.
As the deadline approaches for providers to make decisions on their participation in BPCI Advanced, Avalere analysis shows that certain conditions may provide greater opportunity for success.
On April 24, 2018, Avalere experts were joined by Aledade CEO, Farzad Mostashari, MD, to discuss the latest developments coming out of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).
Avalere experts are joined by Aledade CEO, Farzad Mostashari, MD, discussing the latest developments coming out of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).
Last month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a Request for Application (RFA) for the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced initiative.
With applications for the new Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced initiative due on March 12, providers have a short window to act.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have released a Request for Application (RFA) for the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced Initiative.
As the industry continues to see a shift from volume to value, Avalere experts examine the future of Medicare's Quality Payment Program under a new administration.
Watch this short video of Fred Bentley from our Provider Practice, discuss insights on navigating the transition from volume to value-based care in a changing healthcare environment.
In the final episode of our QPP podcast series, Nelly Ganesan, one of our MACRA experts, talks about the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) optimization.
In our second QPP podcast, John Feore, one of our alternative payment experts, talks about the Advanced APM option and its qualifications.
2017 marks the first performance year for providers in the value-based Quality Payment Program (QPP), which implements two new payment models for clinicians who participate in Medicare. Tune in as our experts kick off a podcast series covering: Requirements and payment adjustments under QPP 2017 performance year milestones, qualifying clinicians for Alternative Payment Models (APMs), and optimizing the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
On January 18, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the new Accountable Care Organization (ACO) participants in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) for 2017.