Tag: CMS

Opportunities for Health Information Exchanges in Value-based Care

Now more than ever, organizations like Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) are leveraging health information exchanges (HIEs) to improve interoperability and health information access for patients, providers and payers. When implemented effectively, HIEs can help reduce…
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Driving Health Outcomes with Electronic Notifications

Using event-based and quality of care alerts support interdisciplinary workflows to improve the health of populations. How well are you using your technologies to support care coordination and population health? At KPI Ninja we support payers, health systems, risk-bearing organizations and providers in ways that go beyond electronic notification requirements. Our technology supports you to…
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Why you should use a comprehensive platform to meet CMS’ new electronic notifications requirement

Although the usage of electronic health technology is high, the practice of using that information to empower patients, lower costs and deliver high-quality care remains to be fully realized. In deliberate step, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) implements seven new directives to move our industry forward – including a new requirement for…
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Why You Should Consider Participating in CMS’ Direct Contracting

Do you know the real story behind CMS’ new Primary Cares Initiative? For the past 30 years, CMS has offered a variety of payment models to drive high quality, affordable healthcare with bundled payments, value-based purchasing, accountable care organizations, and more. CMS has used a collaborative approach with these models to support entities and providers…
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CMS’ Primary Care First Update

After much anticipation, CMS has released more information about the Primary Care First payment models. It is a positive sign that CMS is committed to strengthening primary care by partnering with practices and payers through such an aggressive performance-based payment model (see our first blog on this program here). The latest update provides more details…
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