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Leavitt Partners has launched D.C. Pulse, a unique intelligence service helping you stay connected to events in Washington D.C., tracking key personnel, policy, and political decisions that will shape our health system. D.C. Pulse members will receive the following benefits: Weekly conference call briefings with Vince Ventimiglia, Clay Alspach, and David Lee – leaders in our D.C. […]
Eric Johnson and Lia Winfield Bundle payment models, including the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative (BPCI), are an important part of the episode-based health care value transformation. However, they are also under increased scrutiny, in part due to strong concerns among some Republicans regarding mandatory models as well as the idea that they do […]
Today, businesses striving to understand health care markets purchase siloed data. While data exists on individual industries (provider, payer, pharmaceutical, etc.), the data lacks the key connections needed to provide visibility into the relationships between those industries and how markets actually operate. Imagine buying individual strands of dried spaghetti from many sellers, binding them together, […]
Six Characteristics of Successful Post-Acute Care (PAC) Value Networks Between 2001 and 2015 Medicare payments to post-acute care (PAC) providers more than doubled. As such, PAC represents a growing opportunity for value-based entities such as accountable care organizations (ACOs), bundled-payment model participants, and medical groups to create savings in overall spend. Consider that five percent […]
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.”
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 […]
Washington, D.C., April 12, 2017 – Leavitt Partners, a health care intelligence firm founded by former Governor and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt, announced today that Robert Horne will join Leavitt Partners as a senior director beginning on April 17, 2017. Based in Washington, D.C. Robert will advise […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]