July 19, 2013
CMS' Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model requires a degree of patience that many of the participating organizations couldn't afford, as evidenced by the recent announcement that nine are leaving the program.
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February 20, 2013
Two percent cuts may not sound deep, but the sequester, scheduled to start March 1 unless Congress acts, will be painful, and has the healthcare industry worried.
February 14, 2013
MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of healthcare performance management solutions, has posted a new video titled “The Budget Control Act’s Sequester for the Remainder of 2013: What’s at Stake for Healthcare?”
January 30, 2013
MedeAnalytics, a provider of healthcare performance management solutions, has posted a new two-minute video titled "America's Need for Accountable Care". The video, which examines U.S. healthcare system costs, projected increases, and overall effectiveness, makes the case that accountable care organizations (ACOs) are a significant vehicle for reducing costs and improving quality.
January 16, 2013
MedeAnalytics, a provider of healthcare performance management solutions, has posted a new video titled "Accountable Care Organizations: the State of the Union." The video summarizes the keynote presentation delivered today by Ken Perez, MedeAnalytics' director of healthcare policy and senior vice president of marketing at Opal Events' conference, "ACOs Summit: A Transitional Model to Full Risk Care Management," held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Austin, Texas.
August 28, 2012
MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of healthcare performance management solutions, has launched the Medicare Insight Resource Center as a service to healthcare industry executives and policy professionals trying to understand, and plan for, the impact of the myriad legislative requirements affecting Medicare. The center also provides comparisons of alternative Medicare reform plans, including those of President Obama, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan.
February 20, 2012
Last Friday, lawmakers voted to postpone a 27.4 percent payment cut to doctors as part of its payroll tax cut package. The postponement of the pay cut provides temporary relief for doctors but increases the federal deficit and has angered those in the healthcare sectors paying for it.
September 14, 2011
The original intent of the Sustainable Growth Rate was noble, says a newly released white paper by MedeAnalytics, but the SGR problem has become infected and needs a cure.
September 09, 2011
Healthcare industry watchers are bracing for cuts to government sponsored healthcare programs once the so-called “Super Committee” begins working on ways to slash another $1.5 trillion from the budget over the next ten years.
August 15, 2011
The combination of multiple factors—Affordable Care Act (ACA)-mandated reductions, likely cuts to Medicare as a result of the recent debt ceiling legislation, the rise of risk-based reimbursement, and pressure from commercial payers—all portend a formidable, decade-long “perfect storm” for hospital finances, according to a comprehensive analysis released today by MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of healthcare performance management solutions.
August 05, 2011
MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of healthcare performance management solutions, today released an estimate of the impact on Medicare payments to hospitals by recently enacted debt-ceiling legislation.