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Salt Lake City, September 11, 2017 – Alternative Payment Models (APMs) have gained bipartisan support as a medium to produce the health care delivery transformations necessary to decrease health care costs and increase the quality of care. Today, Leavitt Partners released a new white paper, “Medicare Alternative Payment Models: Not Every Provider Has a Path […]
Salt Lake City, August 24, 2017 – The implementation of the Comprehensive Joint Replacement (CJR) bundle, and the recently proposed changes to the program, have increased scrutiny on hospital readmissions and their causes. Today, Leavitt Partners released a new white paper, “Why Patients Readmit: Using a Readmission Curve to Identify Patients at Risk for Hospital Readmissions Following Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery,” examining the relationship between hospital readmissions and chronic conditions, discharge location, and events in the hospital for hip and knee replacements that will be included within the CJR program.
Salt Lake City, August 8, 2017 – Today, Leavitt Partners released “Price, Consumer Choice, and Health Care Marketplaces,” a new white paper addressing the need for more clarity about what dynamics are driving consumer choice in the health insurance marketplaces. Using data on plan premiums, brand, network size, and the exchange-eligible population for ten total […]
Salt Lake City, June 27, 2017 – Today, Leavitt Partners released a new white paper, entitled “Optimizing the Value of Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) In Value-Based Care: Insights for Hospitals & Health Systems.” The white paper addresses how hospitals and health systems are increasingly relying on post-acute providers to provide high value, low cost care, […]
Salt Lake City, June 23, 2017 — Leavitt Partners is pleased to announce that the firm will present 10 research posters and provide three presentations, supported by eleven researchers, at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM) in New Orleans, LA June 25-27, 2017. The ARM is the premier forum for health services research, with a […]
Salt Lake City, May 1, 2017 – Today, Leavitt Partners released a new white paper, entitled “Post-Acute Care Optimization in a Value-Based Economy: Bridging the Gap Between Hospitals and Home.” The white paper addresses how the move to a value-based payment environment has necessitated that health systems tackle post-acute care spending and care management with […]
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 […]
Salt Lake City, April 4, 2017—Leavitt Partners, a health care intelligence firm, today announced three important changes to its leadership structure: Andrew Croshaw as Chief Executive Officer, Susan Winckler as President of Leavitt Partners Consulting, and Vince Ventimiglia as Chair of the Board of Managers. Andrew Croshaw joined Leavitt Partners at its foundation early in […]
Salt Lake City, March 31, 2017 – Today, Leavitt Partners released an update to its December 2015 “MACRA: Quality Incentives, Provider Considerations, and the Path Forward” white paper. The new white paper, entitled “MACRA in 2017: Overview, Impact, and Strategic Considerations of the Quality Payment Program,” discusses some of the uncertainties that come with a […]
State-Based Health Care Innovation: What Flexibility Exists Under Section 1115 and 1332 Waiver Opportunities? Salt Lake City, January 31, 2017 – Today, Leavitt Partners released the “State-Based Health Care Innovation: What Flexibility Exists Under Section 1115 and 1332 Waiver Opportunities?” white paper, which examines the future of waiver-based health care reform under a new administration. […]