White Papers

White Papers

Leavitt Partners Releases “Medicare Alternative Payment Models: Not Every Provider Has a Path Forward” White Paper

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 … Read more

Leavitt Partners Releases “Why Patients Readmit” White Paper

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 … Read more

Leavitt Partners Releases “Price, Consumer Choice, and Health Care Marketplaces” White Paper

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 … Read more

Leavitt Partners Releases “Optimizing the Value of Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) In Value-Based Care” White Paper

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, … Read more

Characteristics of High-Value Providers for ACO Partnerships

As the health care industry moves toward population-based models of care, providers are seeking partnerships to help manage the continuum of services. In order to find success in these partnerships, there is a need to identify the characteristics of providers that will yield a high degree of value for the ACO, their patients, and community. This series … Read more