Now in its seventh year of business, MDsave is an online platform that lets patients buy bundled procedures for less than they would pay providers directly. That’s because providers remove the cost of billing and collecting from insurance companies. »
Utah's proposed growth rate for its Medicaid spending cap is significantly higher than the national per capita Medicaid spending growth rate in recent years.
The UHS-Vera deal is the latest partnership between a health system and a primary-care specialty company to improve care and reduce costs.
Physician groups derived a larger share of revenue from value-based payment models in 2018 than in previous years, according to a survey by the AMGA.
The final rule aims to boost transparency of drug costs in Medicare Part D, but doesn't include a proposal to pass on price concessions negotiated by the pharmacy to patients.
A new bipartisan U.S. House of Representatives bill would block the CMS rule that levels pay for some outpatient treatments.
Private employer-sponsored health plans paid hospitals 241% of Medicare prices, on average, for the same services at the same hospitals in 2017, according to a RAND Health study of prices across 25 states.
The Minnetonka, Minn.-based insurer is the latest national payer to launch a bundled-payment model for maternity care.
Hospitals and other opponents warn that Medicaid block grants would cut enrollment, benefits and payment rates.
The CMS Innovation Center's proposed geographic pay model could start fixing costs within Medicare, and experts are hopeful as they await details.
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