Artificial intelligence tools and applications have shown great promise in delivering higher quality healthcare, but current offerings are at various stages of maturity and capability and are not yet in widespread use.
Oncologists are operating in a whole new world as healthcare transitions to value-based care.
What are the most noteworthy trends that can affect an oncology practice’s strategic planning, budgeting, and bottom line? The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) partnered with the Advisory Board Company to identify some of those trends in the 2017 Trending Now in Cancer Care Survey. The survey results were presented at the 2018 ACCC Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit.
By now all oncologists know that the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is shifting physician reimbursement from a volume- to a value-based model. To succeed with MACRA, practices must become familiar with how this will affect them and get ready to incorporate the new measures to ensure they get the best level of reimbursement under this program.
Cancer drug costs are escalating at an even faster rate, at least in part because of accelerated new approvals by the FDA and higher drug unit costs.
Self-pay accounts receivable in healthcare includes true self-pay (ie, patients with no health insurance) and the patient responsibility after insurance.
As the healthcare system transitions from volume-based to value-based reimbursement, the question concerning industry is, “How will emerging payment models influence revenue?” The answer may not please the manufacturers of cancer drugs.
The National Organization of Rheumatology Managers (NORM) hosted a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) webinar on the Quality Payment Program—which is based on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA)—for NORM members.
Telemedicine will play a significant role in contemporary urologic practices. Although only a small percentage of urologists currently use this technology, many more practices are going to embrace it in the near future.1
It is no surprise that physicians are at a disadvantage when it comes to personal financial management. Although physicians receive the best medical training in the world, they are not provided with the knowledge necessary to deal with the business realities of practicing medicine or their financial well-being.
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