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Expert tips for incentivizing physicians to embrace value-based care

By Jeff Lagasse | April 30, 2018 In order to change the way care is delivered, an individual outfit needs to have a sufficient percentage of its practice in a value-based world. Physicians, doctors and other hospitalists are operating in a healthcare industry that is steadily moving away from reimbursement schemes based on sheer volume and […]

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Out-of-network bill passes both houses, heads to Murphy

By Anjalee Khemlani Trenton | Apr 12, 2018 at 4:36 pm Protections for some patients who get slammed with surprise out-of-network bills for interacting, unintentionally, with out-of-network providers, is close to the finish line in New Jersey. After eight years, the bill passed both the Assembly and Senate on Thursday. The bill, if signed by […]

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NEW FEDERAL PUSH TO PROTECT HEALTH INSURANCE MARKET

LILO H. STAINTON | MARCH 21, 2018 NJ Spotlight New Jersey leaders are hopeful that a new federal proposal to shore up aspects of the Affordable Care Act could help stabilize the Garden State’s health insurance market, expand healthcare coverage, and improve patients’ access to medical care. Introduced earlier this month by U.S. Rep. Frank […]

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Study: UnitedHealthcare Report Details Value-Based Care Successes

March 12, 2018 | Rajiv Leventhal   Healthcare Informatics   Approximately $64 billion of the total annual payments UnitedHealthcare makes to care providers is tied to value-based arrangements, officials say Accountable care organizations (ACOs) serving employer-sponsored plan participants perform better than non-ACOs on 87 percent of quality metrics that were tracked in UnitedHealthcare’s second annual value-based […]

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