Group Practice Journal publishes member best practices in MA.
Some Forms of Value Contracts Can Be Hazardous to Your Group’s Health
Featuring Robert E. Matthews
PriMed Physicians’ Vice President for Quality
examines the challenges of securing a good value agreement and the necessity of
avoiding bad value contracts.
Need to Know about Medicare Advantage
New West Physicians and St. Luke’s
Clinic Share Their Experiences
Leaders from two healthcare organizations-one new
to Medicare Advantage (MA), and one a longstanding MA participant-advise groups
on how to measure their MA readiness.
Are You Ready for Risk?
Time to Prepare Far-Reaching Changes in Physician
By Chester A. Speed, J.D., LL.M., and Darryl M. Drevna
experts offer a primer on what medical groups can expect from the Medicare
Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and how they can prepare for
taking on risk.
the Volume-to-Value Gap
How to Manage Upsides and Downsides
We must build a business plan that supports a predominantly
fee-for-service business model and simultaneously develop the competencies
needed for future success in value-based reimbursement.
Volume to Value
Thriving While Transitioning
By Michelle Burris, M.B.A.,
Value-based revenue is available to facilitate the necessary transition
from volume to value.
Cornerstone Health Care: Becoming a Value-Driven Healthcare Delivery System
Part 1: Improving Our Patients’ Experience and Outcomes
By Grace Terrell, M.D.
Part 2: 2015 Acclaim Award Recipient’s Vision in Action
highlights two major components that were part of their plan to transform the
way they deliver health care.
Knowledge Is Power
Evaluating Risk Contract Profitability
By Ifrad Islam and
Evaluating contract performance using allocated operating cost is
revealing and thought-provoking.
the Mountain: Implementing Innovative Leadership, Population Health, and Disease
2014 Acclaim Award Honoree Wellmont Medical Associates’ Journey
WMA embarks on a robust three-year plan to strengthen their leadership and
professional management and to achieve tighter integration.
Battered and Bombarded
Physicians Thrive with Value-Based Reimbursement
Steven R. Stout
Groups like Pioneer Medical Group are finding success in