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May 17th, 2017

A RevCycleIntelligence article entitled “Key Capabilities for Population-Based Alternative Payment Models references the Leavitt Partners ““Accountable Care Organizations and Risk-Based Payment Arrangements: Strong Preference for Upside-Only Contracts” (November 2016) white paper. The article states, “Another recent report from Leavitt Partners also indicated that most accountable care organizations (ACOs) are either risk-adverse or still experimenting with […]

May 8th, 2017

On Monday, Morning Consult published an Op-Ed co-authored by Governor Leavitt. The piece, entitled “Transcending Partisanship to Achieve Health Care Reform,” highlights the Vital Directions for Health and Health Care initiative and notes that, “Sustainable and effective health policy can only be achieved through collaboration with all stakeholders — providers, payers, patients, policymakers, researchers and […]

April 13th, 2017

Sean Mullin was interviewed for two Huffington Post articles. Both articles, “Trump Threatens Coverage Of Millions If Democrats Won’t Negotiate On ACA Repeal” and “Right Now The Big Threat To Obamacare Isn’t Repeal. It’s Sabotage,” quote Sean stating, “You cannot understate how big of a deal they (cost-sharing reductions) are.”

April 12th, 2017

A HealthData Management article entitled “IT could be most difficult part of the shift to MACRA” highlights the Leavitt Partners “MACRA in 2017: Overview, Impact, and Strategic Considerations of the Quality Payment Program” white paper. The article includes a brief discussion of the program’s basics and lists the specific factors providers should consider when choosing […]

April 7th, 2017

A Becker’s Hospital Review article entitled “9 MACRA rules that still need to be finalized” references the nine MACRA regulations that CMS has not yet finalized or is considering adjustments for, which were outlined in the Leavitt Partners “MACRA in 2017: Overview, Impact, and Strategic Considerations of the Quality Payment Program” white paper.

April 7th, 2017

A Becker’s Hospital Review article entitled “3 ways MACRA will change health systems” references the Leavitt Partners “MACRA in 2017: Overview, Impact, and Strategic Considerations of the Quality Payment Program” white paper. The article specifically references the three ways Leavitt Partners predicts MACRA will change health systems: 1) Acceleration of the transition to value-based care, […]

April 5th, 2017

Susan Winckler weighed-in on a new study re: FDA review times for Medpage Today article entitled “Confirmed: PDUFA Keeps FDA Speedy in Reviewing New Drugs.” Susan said, “The data shows that the U.S. PDUFA program works: it supports FDA activity both financially and in establishing structures that support efficient new drug application review.” She also […]

April 1st, 2017

Governor Mike Leavitt provided his insights into the implications of the ACHA’s defeat for an Associated Press article entitled “Health care defeat means GOP risks blame in ’18 elections.” Governor Leavitt noted that there are risks for both Democrats and Republican. “They both have risk, and that’s a recipe for ultimately some action to be […]

March 28th, 2017

On Monday, Governor Mike Leavitt discussed the failure of the AHCA with David Gura on Bloomberg Markets. Governor Leavitt said, “I think the pause is a healthy thing and that we will move toward a more bipartisan discussion in time, which will bring the far right into the conversation and make the policy better.” He […]

March 23rd, 2017

A RCM Answers article entitled “What’s Happening with Value Based Reimbursement in 2017” references the Leavitt Partners “Projected Growth of Accountable Care Organizations (2015)” white paper, stating that “In 2015, Leavitt Partners estimated almost 800 Medicare, Medicaid and Commercial ACOs covering over 23 million lives, and projected that number to grow to over 2600 covering […]

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