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May 2015

Recent Stories of Interest

From AIS's Value-Based Care News - Hospitals, recognizing that they must accelerate their push into value-based care, are forming collaborative groups aimed at fostering best practices in population health initiatives among members and sharing the development and expenses involved with implementing health information technology and care management. At least three such groups have formed in the last six months. Vivity, a group of seven top Los Angeles-area hospital systems in partnership with Anthem Blue Cross, is hoping to gain market share against competitor Kaiser Permanente (VBC 2/15, p. 1). Read more

Medicare reimbursement will move further away from volume-based fee-for-service payments as CMS… Read more

The new Next Generation accountable care organization model unveiled by CMS on… Read more

As accountable care organizations move beyond “ACO 1.0” and work to better… Read more

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April 28, 2015
IBC Launches Medication Adherence Pilot

Independence Blue Cross is piloting a medication adherence program with Penn Medicine and TowerView. http://tinyurl.com/mvtzu57

April 28, 2015
JAMA Details Value-Based Care Options for HHS

A JAMA Forum article outlines options for the Dept. of Health and Human Services in moving to value-based care. http://tinyurl.com/qzlxu5a

April 21, 2015
AJMC Examines Palliative Care in ACOs

The American Journal of Managed Care examines the role of palliative care in ACOs. http://tinyurl.com/l6buap7

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