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DataGen was recently featured in Becker’s Spine Review.   CMS revealed its new voluntary episode model, Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced, set to start Oct. 1. Darcie Hurteau, senior director at Rensselaer, N.Y.-based healthcare data analytics and policy firm DataGen, offers insight into what participants can expect under BPCI Advanced as well as what the […]

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DataGen was recently featured on Healthcare Analytics News. Before he became head of the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Tom Price, MD, said the architects of a planned mandatory bundled payments program were “experimenting with Americans’ health.” In 2016, CMS, the most robust arm of the department, had issued such a plan, which required […]

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DataGen was recently featured on www.ajmc.com. Estimating episodic target prices for each patient in the Oncology Care Model (OCM) can be challenging and time consuming. Applying that time to quality-focused care management tactics, based on observed utilization and patient outcomes, may wind up being more valuable, and help to reduce unnecessary spending. The Oncology Care Model […]

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DataGen was recently featured in an article from Managed Healthcare Executive.   CMS has set in motion a voluntary episode bundled payment model, Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced), that will test a new iteration of bundled payments for 32 clinical episodes and aim to align incentives among participating providers for reducing expenditures and improving quality […]

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DataGen was recently featured in an article from Healthcare Dive   Debates over ACA policies have come to a head with the GOP in charge of Congress and the White House, but bipartisan support for moving away from fee-for-service models has held relatively steady. Advocates of value-based payment reform breathed a sigh of relief this week […]

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DataGen was recently featured in an article from Healthcare Informatics. Stakeholders are reacting positively to the launch of a voluntary model that is this administration’s first Advanced APM The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday announced the launch of a new voluntary bundled payment model called Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced). […]

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DataGen was recently featured in an article from hfma.org.   UNCERTAIN HOSPITALS MAY BENEFIT FROM APPLYING TO THE PROGRAM ON A TENTATIVE BASIS SO THAT THEY CAN REVIEW THEIR CMS-PROVIDED PERFORMANCE DATA, ADVISERS SAY. Hospital participation in a new voluntary bundled payment program is expected to exceed that of any previous models, but the new program […]

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DataGen was recently featured in an article from Crain’s New York. Despite skepticism about the Trump administration’s commitment to value-based payments, the bundled-payment program that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Tuesday is similar to those designed by the previous administration. Providers that opt in can choose from 32 types of clinical episodes […]

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DataGen was recently featured on www.ajmc.com. CMS on Tuesday unveiled plans for an expanded bundled payment model that calls for participants to take on risk in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and that will qualify providers for additional incentives under the 2015 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The model, the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement […]

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DataGen was recently featured in an article from hfma.org.   HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS PLAN TO BUILD ON THE CARE DELIVERY REFORM LESSONS OF RECENT YEARS AND PUSH A RANGE OF INITIATIVES IN 2018 THAT ARE ENCOURAGED BY A GROWING NUMBER OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PAYMENT MODELS. Following a post-election year of federal healthcare policy uncertainty, […]

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