Both the public and private sectors are working hard to discover ways to transform the system by increasing value and becoming more responsive to patients’ needs and preferences. These efforts typically require health care data so that opportunities to empower patients, improve care, and control costs can be identified.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today proposed rules to allow approved qualified entities to share or sell data and analysis of Medicare and private sector claims in hopes of supporting improved care in the healthcare sector.
How do you turn a partnership that makes sense in theory to one that actually works for the community? The Milbank Memorial Fund, with the help of the Network for Regional Health Improvement (NRHI), had a meeting earlier this year to find out.
The lines are blurring between payer and provider perspectives on total cost of care as healthcare's payment model shifts from volume to value. Now, using a payer's methodology, providers are mastering TCOC accounting.