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How Quality Affects Shared Savings

By

Scott Hodgin

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February 26, 2018

The Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), or Shared Savings Program, was created by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010. Launched in 2012, the MSSP has become a key component in Medicare delivery payment reform, utilizing Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to lead the transformation from fee-for-service (FFS) to value-based health care. Now in its sixth year, the MSSP has grown...

Shared Savings

Cracking The Shared Savings Code

By

Scott Hodgin

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February 26, 2018

In the traditional healthcare environment, physicians are reimbursed based on the number of services they provide, or the number of procedures they order. This is known as the “fee-for-service” (FFS) reimbursement model. This system of payment is considered...

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Fee For Service

Capitation vs. Fee-for-Service

As the current U.S. healthcare environment trends toward value-based care, the fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursement model is under intense scrutiny, often labeled as an antiquated payment model that promotes over-utilization by physicians and patients, while creating fragmentation among healthcare service...

Protected Health Information (PHI)

How Compliance Relates To PHI (Protected Health Information) In an Office Setting

And there are several of the most common violations for this. There's a list of them. And most offices don't realize that they may be out of compliance...

Value Based

Value-based Care vs Fee-for-Service

The healthcare industry is experiencing a transformation involving reimbursement payment models. The conventional fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursement model is slowly being replaced by the concept of value-based care, a reimbursement methodology that challenges the “volume-based care” associated with fee-for-service...