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DeAnn Dennis

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Care Management Weekly News Update - 11/1/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Fri, Nov 01, 2019 @ 03:17 PM

More Than Half of VBP Hospitals Will See Bonus, Similar to Last Year

In the eighth year of Medicare's Hospital Value-Based Payment Program (VBP), there were more winners than losers, but not much change from the prior year. About 55% of the roughly 2,700 hospitals participating in VBP will receive increased Medicare payments for fiscal 2020.

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Care Management Weekly News Update - 10/22/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Tue, Oct 22, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

Waste Gobbles Up 25% of US Healthcare Spending, JAMA Study Finds

The estimated cost of waste in the U.S. healthcare system ranges from $760 billion to $935 billion, or about 25% of the total healthcare spending, according to a report in JAMA issued Monday. 

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Care Management Weekly News Update - 10/16/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Oct 16, 2019 @ 11:30 AM

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Medicare Care Management Programs - 2019

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Thu, Oct 10, 2019 @ 12:13 PM

CMS Care Management Programs - History and Overview:

In 2013, CMS introduced Transition of Care Management (TCM), reimbursing providers for furnishing care to patients transitioning from the hospital to their home. Two years later, the Chronic Care Management (CCM) program was launched to promote better outcomes and reduce the cost of care for patients living with two or more chronic conditions. To expand on the established Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) benefit, CMS introduced Advanced Care...

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Care Management Weekly News Update - 10/9/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Oct 09, 2019 @ 10:37 AM

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Care Management Weekly News Update - 10/1/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Tue, Oct 01, 2019 @ 11:04 AM

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Care Management Weekly News Update - 9/26/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Thu, Sep 26, 2019 @ 02:43 PM

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Care Management Weekly News Update - 9/19/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Thu, Sep 19, 2019 @ 02:57 PM

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Care Management Weekly News Update - 9/12/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Thu, Sep 12, 2019 @ 01:42 PM

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Care Management Weekly News Update - 9/3/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Tue, Sep 03, 2019 @ 03:18 PM

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