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Reimbursement Revisit | Healthcare Reimbursement, Payment Innovation, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, Rob Lazerow, Advisory Board Company, Fee-for-Service, Pay-for-Performance, Bundled Payments, Shared Savings Program, ACOs
Reimbursement Revisit

A Look at payment innovation

While physicians and facilities have long had to keep up with different negotiated contract rates among payers, the reimbursement landscape has become much more varied over the last few years as a push toward payment innovation has ushered in a host of reimbursement options ranging from shared savings programs to bundled payments to carrot-and-stick compensation as applied to quality and efficiency metrics.

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CINDY SANDERS

Manners Matter | Nick Hernandez, ABISA LLC, Dr. Saul Adler, Dr. Barry Silverman, Your Doctors’ Manners Matter, Tim Nicholson.
Manners Matter

As the New Health Economy forces physicians to become patient-centric, customer service moves to the forefront

For years, the primary care doctor was a trusted person considered almost family.

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LYNNE JETER

No Longer Last in Line | Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing Facility, SNF, Rehab, Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Senior Care, Long-term Care, LTAC, Post-acute Care, National HealthCare Corporation, NCH, Gerald Coggin
No Longer Last in Line

The changing role of SNFs

Just as the notion of what’s considered ‘old’ has changed in today’s society … think ‘70 is the new 50’ … so too has the role and function of skilled nursing facilities.

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CINDY SANDERS

Conducting Innovative Public Health Prevention Research | Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida, CBPM-Policy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colorectal cancer, Dr. Carol Bryant, Dr. Julie Baldwin.
Conducting Innovative Public Health Prevention Research

After congressional budget cuts, fewer Prevention Research Centers made the funding list for projects focusing on population health disparities

TAMPA – Lexington Market-East End, a mini-market located in a historically black “food desert” neighborhood in Kentucky, was once considered an eyesore and unsafe place to shop.

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LYNNE JETER

Funding America’s Prevention Research Centers

CDC reveals 2014-2019 list of PRCs and their population health projects

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LYNNE JETER