In this edition of “What They’re Watching,” Andrew Suchocki, Medical Director for Clackamas Health Centers, discusses the organization’s work in preparing to take value-based payment to the next level.     “We’re working on being nimble and responsive to the needs of the state, our payors, and our patients to blend those goals together. Meaning … Read more

Organizations across the Florida healthcare landscape believe the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) should increase physician payment rates, reduce administrative burdens and delays in credentialing for providers, and implement value-based payment models focusing on maternal and behavioral healthcare to improve the state Medicaid program.      On May 6th, AHCA released a Request for … Read more

The Biden administration has come under pressure in recent weeks to modify, or even pull back entirely, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s Direct Contracting Model, which was originally developed during the Trump era. (The administration has indicated it will announce its plans for the model “soon”.) The following background on how the model … Read more