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More than two-thirds of healthcare leaders have seen quality improve, but budget is the No. 1 reason they won’t invest The value-based care movement has expanded in recent years and the adoption of value-based payment models has shown signs of accelerating. However, organizations still face critical challenges when entering VBP arrangements. Hurdles include balancing fee-for-service […]

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DataGen was recently featured on www.ajmc.com. The year 2019 was a fascinating one in value-based policy around bundled payments. The original Bundled Payment for Care Initiative (BPCI) wound down even CMS teased several new value-based payment initiatives. Meanwhile, the continuing maturation of other bundled programs shed some light on what we might be able to expect […]

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Providers can explore average expenditures in their market and assess their BPCI-A success DataGen, a leading healthcare data analytics and policy firm, has launched a free online tool to help hospitals prepare for participation in the Bundled Payments for Care Initiative Advanced program. The new tool gives hospitals visibility into average expenditures at the local […]

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DataGen was recently featured on www.ajmc.com. Organizations that want to change are not the same as organizations that are willing to change. It takes a bold leader to make recommendations that may be new and uncomfortable to the organization. As consultants who analyze complex data on a daily basis, we’re constantly steering our clients to make […]

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DataGen was recently featured on www.ajmc.com. The BPCI Advanced program, the successor to Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI), involves Medicare’s most sophisticated strategy for setting episode target prices among its bundled payment initiatives to date. Previously, Medicare acute care bundled payment programs utilized more facile target price adjustment strategies, adjusting target prices by episode, through Medicare Severity […]

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DataGen will give the wholly-owned subsidiary of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii a comprehensive view of how federal policy changes will impact their patients and business DataGen, a leading healthcare data analytics and policy firm, today announced that it’s been contracted to deliver industry-leading policy and analytics services to Laulima Data Alliance, a nonprofit, wholly-owned […]

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DataGen’s financial impact modeling of sociodemographic adjustments to the Readmissions Reduction Program was used in a new JAMA study, released last week. The study, Association of Stratification by Dual Enrollment Status with Financial Penalties in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program,[i] examined the results of changes made by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to […]

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DataGen was recently featured on www.ajmc.com. Healthcare organizations face a daunting challenge when it comes to managing alternative payment models (APMs). They must become better at care management to reduce utilization and costs. Success requires commitment, but affords the opportunity for healthcare organizations to implement real delivery system reform. That’s why bundled payment programs are so […]

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DataGen was recently featured on www.ajmc.com.   More than 2 years into the Oncology Care Model (OCM) program, cohort participants still lack clarity on the program results and how they got there. CMS recently released the OCM performance period 1 (PP1) true-up 1, encompassing 8 months of data after the end of the first performance period, and the […]

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DataGen was recently featured on www.ajmc.com. It’s always exciting to see new episodic bundling models being considered, as it’s indicative of the industry’s movement towards getting better value out of the healthcare system. It’s also a validation of all the work of early adopters of bundled payment models over the past 5 years. With last week’s announcement of […]

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