Tag Archives: Physician Payment

Direct Contracting: Less Explored Value Based Care Concept

Value based care is an amorphous concept that covers a lot of the so-called alternative payment methodologies driving a lot of current transformation in healthcare. The basic premise for value based care is to transform healthcare from a quantity based … Continue reading

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Exercise Due Care When Paying Physicians to Attend Meetings

Hospitals and health systems often need the help of members of their independent medical staffs to engage in improvement processes, such as the LEAN service value stream management system or Six Sigma efforts.  Physicians also are needed to provide their … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Risk-Bearing Provider Organization Regulations and Guidance

The Massachusetts Division of Insurance (“DOI”) is seeking final comments to the proposed Risk-Bearing Provider Organization (“RBPO”) regulations (the “Regulation”) and related guidelines (the “Guidelines”).  Comments must be received by the DOI June 23, 2014 at noon.  Any interested party … Continue reading

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