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Value-Based Payment

HHS Endorses Alternative Payment Model for Emergency Medicine

October 25th, 2019

Revcycle Intelligence’s article “HHS Endorses Alternative Payment Model for Emergency Medicine” notes Leavitt Partners research which places emphasis on CMS creating alternative payment models (APMs) for specialists. Article here.

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More ACOs taking on downside risk, analysis finds

October 25th, 2019

Becker’s Healthcare published an article entitled “More ACOs taking on downside risk, analysis finds,” regarding the recent Health Affairs blog which highlights Leavitt Partners and Torch Insight. Article here.

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Health Intelligence Partners: Market Signals Briefing October Webinar

October 24th, 2019

On October 16, Leavitt Partners held a Market Signals Briefing webinar as part of a bimonthly series produced by Health Intelligence Partners (HIP). Designed to provide health care stakeholders with timely perspectives on current market events and to identify what matters, HIP Market Signals Briefings bring experts together to sift through the noise in the […]

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Taking Action on Social Determinants of Health

October 22nd, 2019

This white paper focuses on what employers and physicians are doing to address social determinants of health (SDOH) in their communities. The surveys were conducted with physicians, employers, and consumers. Although the impact of social determinants on health has received increased attention in recent years, few studies have investigated the extent to which these SDOH […]

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New Research Shows Impact of Recent Policies on ACO Growth

October 21st, 2019

Salt Lake City, October 21, 2019— Leavitt Partners and the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy released “Spread of ACOs And Value-Based Payment Models In 2019: Gauging the Impact of Pathways to Success,” which leveraged data from Torch Insight, a robust, market-centric data integration and analytics platform developed by Leavitt Partners Insight. This annual paper summarizes the […]

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Health Intelligence Partners September Tabletop: Driving Value Forward with Patients and Physicians

October 10th, 2019

On September 19, Leavitt Partners Health Intelligence Partners (HIP) hosted a tabletop discussion in Washington D.C. on driving value forward with patients and physicians. Tabletop discussions bring together stakeholders with varying perspectives and allow participants to consider how current government and market events may impact their organization’s strategic goals. In September’s tabletop, participants addressed the […]

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Political Checkpoint Webinar: 2020 Election Scenarios and the Impact on Health Policy

October 4th, 2019

The 2020 election is already full of uncertainty. During the Leavitt Partners Political Checkpoint webinar, we provided you with a preview of our 2020 election scenarios and likely policy outcomes. We will use this as the framework over the next 12 months to sculpt the political fog and help you plan for success. If you […]

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CMS Report: ACOs Save Billions for Medicare

October 4th, 2019

MedPage Today published “CMS Report: ACOs Save Billions for Medicare,” highlighting insight from David Muhlestein, chief research officer at Leavitt Partners, regarding the CMS report released on September 30, 2019. View the article here.

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