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Medicare payments


December 10, 2015  12:14 PM

Health plans moving quickly to value-based payments

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
ACO, medicaid, Medicare payments, Wearable devices

Health insurance payers are accelerating their move to value-based payments at a remarkable rate, according to a

August 14, 2013  11:00 AM

CMS solicits comment on publicizing physician Medicare reimbursements

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR safety, medicare, Medicare payments, medicare reimbursement, sequester

CMS has issued a request for public comment on how to create "the most appropriate" policies for disclosing individual physician Medicare reimbursement payment data. Earlier this year, A Florida federal district court lifted an injunction from 1979 that prevented the Department of Health,...


December 22, 2011  2:47 PM

CMS announces participants in Pioneer ACO Model program

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
ACO, CMS, Medicare payments, Pioneer ACO Model

CMS provides incentives for accountable care organizations (ACOs) through its Medicare Shared Savings Program, which aims to improve the quality of care for Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) beneficiaries while reducing unnecessary costs. But CMS...


June 29, 2010  9:00 AM

Website details meaningful use incentives as more docs leave Medicare

JeanD Profile: JeanD
EHRs, meaningful use incentives, Medicare payments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has launched a new website aimed at providing information on the meaningful use incentives mandated through the HITECH Act. Providers will be able to find information about their eligibility to participate in the program. The HITECH Act, part of...


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