Deep Dive Into Direct Contracting What every organization considering DCE must know! If you are an organization that is either already a Direct Contracting Entity (DCE) or planning to apply for a January 2022 start date, this is a must-see webinar for you to take a closer look at the key decision points that you will need to consider before going forward. [...]
Microsoft’s Precision Population Health Group Publishes Comparison of Fee-For-Service and Medicare Advantage Rates Using CareJourney Data Despite over a decade of progress made in advancing value-based care, healthcare utilization variation has persisted and remains a major challenge across the country. Higher healthcare spending has not resulted in [...]
In an effort to increase the quality of care for patients and reduce avoidable transports to the ED, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) developed an innovative payment model called Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport, or ET3 for short. This model really looks to redefine emergency ground ambulance services, who until this model would only be paid by Medicare when transporting patients to approved facilities including hospitals (EDs), even if this was not the most appropriate care setting for the patient’s need.
Whether you’re making decisions about which providers to include in a network, seeking to improve cost and quality for that network, or trying to make evidence-based care decisions, there’s a clear need for access to a reliable and comprehensive data analytics and decision support system.
Read what Aneesh has to say about how he sees the interoperability landscape evolve as patient data access takes center stage in this interview with Rajiv Leventhal, for Healthcare Evolution. They discuss what regulations are expected to significantly shake up the healthcare interoperability landscape.
CareJourney and Altarum have partnered in developing a breakthrough approach in measuring care for patients with physical and cognitive disabilities, focusing on adults aged 65 and older. In our analysis of 2018 medicare FFS claims data, we identified 6.7 million traditional Medicare patients who required long-term services and supports (LTSS) and had assessments that document these conditions. [...]
This pre-print examines the performance of the VACO Index using data from Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) and national Medicare data overall, over time, and within important patient subgroups. This article is a preprint and has not been certified by peer review. It reports new medical research that has yet [...]
On December 3, 2020, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) officially announced the release of the Geographic Direct Contracting Model (Geo), a highly anticipated option introduced at the outset of the Direct Contracting program, but subject to additional requests for information. We share industry enthusiasm for the model and appreciate the detailed approach on alignment and clarification on additional benefits. [...]
Blue Button 2.0: Everything You Need to Know and More! Joe Mercado Request Meeting Overview & Brief History of Blue Button Blue Button is an initiative established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Veteran’s Administration [...]
Last January Stephen Klasko, chief executive of Jefferson Health, which runs hospitals in Philadelphia, chatted to a bank boss. The financier told him that 20 years ago health care and banking were the only industries yet to embrace the consumer and digital revolutions. “Now”, Mr Klasko recalls him adding, “you [...]
Aneesh Chopra, CareJourney President, recently wrote this guest post on the schema.org site that provides an introduction to some important developments in the United States, where Schema.org is being used to improve the accuracy of information about healthcare provider directories.
Arlington, November 19, 2020: CareJourney, a leading healthcare analytics company, announced today a collaboration with Bluerock Care, a primary care provider in Washington D.C., and Trusty.care, a platform for Medicare producers, FMOS, and financial professionals. [...]