New IPA Aligns Around Social Determinants of Health

New IPA Aligns Around Social Determinants of Health

Historically, the work of community-based organizations (CBOs) has been fueled by grants and donations. But that financial model is changing…a lot! Why? Because payer and provider investments are now being added to the mix as CBOs become a bigger part of the...
Interoperable Claims Data: Not Just a Pie in the Sky

Interoperable Claims Data: Not Just a Pie in the Sky

Among all the healthcare stakeholders, payers capture the most data. Their giant claims processing machines gather up information from the entire provider community, not just a single silo. Their patient records also contain a universe of clinical info that is...
5 Things to Know as Telehealth Reaches its Tipping Point

5 Things to Know as Telehealth Reaches its Tipping Point

Market demands for “care everywhere” have brought telehealth to the forefront, and the outlook is quite positive. Utilization is up. Policy and payment details related to telehealth are being ironed out, and value-based models are ready to pay off for providers who...
Bay State Fits Food into the Continuum of Care

Bay State Fits Food into the Continuum of Care

Massachusetts is among the more aggressive innovators when it comes to healthcare, and is one of just a dozen states implementing a Medicaid ACO model. We’ll be curious to see how providers integrate social determinants of health into their value-based plans —...