More Than Just a Partnership: Why a Hospital and a Community-Based Organization Joined Together to Provide Population Health

December 12, 2017

Peninsula Regional Medical Center and MAC, Inc., (Maintaining Active Citizens) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and its Living Well Center of Excellence provide support for patients ready to return home through home- and community-based programs and services—to help reduce hospital readmissions. This web seminar will describe the value this partnership brings to the AAA, the… Read more »

MACRA and CBOs: New Opportunities for Engagement Abound

June 23, 2017

While much of the nation is focused on the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act and/or the enactment of the American Health Care Act, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) has the potential to quietly transform the health care system. Old models and methods are being transformed by a new… Read more »

The Next Line of Business for AAAs & CBOs: Bundled Payments

August 24, 2015

The entire healthcare landscape is undergoing and will continue to undergo major changes. Significant funding is shifting towards improved health outcomes; and hospitals and physicians are shifting to value-based payment models. CMS’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative is a value-based payment model launched in 2013 that directly affects older adults and the services and… Read more »

Pricing Guide: A Resource for Community-Based Organizations to Value and Price Services

April 15, 2015

Community-based organizations seeking to become contractual partners with the health care sector will likely have to move from traditional line-item budgets to a fee-for-service, capitation, bundled, or hybrid model. All of these reimbursement models require that community-based organizations know how to determine the cost of each of their services, and price these services in a… Read more »