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August 2016

Recent Stories

From AIS's Value-Based Care News - CMS would move heart attacks, cardiac bypass surgery and hip/femur fractures into mandatory bundled payment programs for certain geographic areas under a proposal it unveiled July 25. At the same time, the agency also detailed a plan to pay hospitals to refer patients to cardiac rehabilitation programs. The proposals, announced by Patrick Conway, M.D., CMS’s deputy administrator for innovation and quality and its chief medical officer, would further accelerate the agency’s push into mandatory value-based payment models. Read more

The Federal Trade Commission may need to re-evaluate how it looks at… Read more

Provider groups participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program also will be… Read more

Accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) increasingly are leveraging pharmacists… Read more

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Welcome to your AIS's Value-Based Care News (formerly ACO Business News) subscriber-only Web page

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July 18, 2016
Park Ridge Health, CHESS Form ACO

Park Ridge Health forms ACO with CHESS. http://tinyurl.com/jveyfw3

July 6, 2016
Anthem Strikes Episode-of-Care Agreement With Vantage Oncology

Anthem strikes episode-of-care agreement with Vantage Oncology. http://tinyurl.com/zp87dnl

June 24, 2016
UnitedHealth, Aurora Strike Medicare Advantage ACO Deal

UnitedHealth Group is launching a value-based agreement with Aurora Health Care for Medicare Advantage members in Milwaukee.

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