From ACO Business News - CMS will experiment with moving cancer care into a value-based system with a new multi-payer payment and care delivery model. However, the model, developed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, is drawing criticism from stakeholders in oncology care, who say it could adversely impact optimal patient care by placing oncologists at risk for chemotherapy drugs. Read more
From Inside Health Insurance Exchanges - If the court rules against HHS in King v. Burwell, some Republican lawmakers will become more vocal about the need to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But a growing number of conservative lawmakers are likely to pursue a strategy that allows subsidies to remain, in some form, if the Obama administration is willing to remove other provisions, such as the individual and employer mandates, says Stuart Butler, a senior… Read more
From ACO Business News - The partnership, announced on Sept. 17, 2014, encompasses Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, Huntington Memorial Hospital, MemorialCare Health System, PIH Health, Torrance Memorial Medical Center and UCLA Health System. The seven, along with the Anthem, Inc. Read more
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