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Providers see higher HEDIS scores in Humana value-based arrangements for Medicare Advantage

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The value-based models resulted in 6 percent fewer hospital inpatient admissions and 7 percent fewer emergency department visits.

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CMS says it owes insurers $12 billion in risk corridor payments; See the list

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The government said it intends to collect from insurers the full 2016 risk corridors payments this month.

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The benefits of bankruptcy? How one hospital found redemption in Chapter 11

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But navigating the process, especially for a hospital with limited resources, must be done properly for the strategy to succeed.

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Denials still a major risk to revenue cycle departments, despite build-out

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Hospitals wrote off 90 percent more denials than six years ago, The Advisory Board found, a difference of $3.5 million for a median 350-bed hospital.

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How one provider is using Medicare Advantage to improve population health

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Physicians will coordinate care across primary care, specialists, hospitals, laboratories and other services necessary to improve the health status of members.

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Provider, insurer groups fight to keep individual mandate repeal out of tax reform

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The Senate Finance Committee is currently considering a tax reform bill that eliminates the mandate and penalty for not having coverage.

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AMA’s new policies: Medicaid for Puerto Rico, paid leave for organ donors

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Group wants federal government to fully fund the Medicaid programs of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, territories still reeling from major hurricanes.

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