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Accountable Care

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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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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2019 Leavitt Partners Annual Strategy Conference Recap

August 12th, 2019

This week we would like to highlight the Leavitt Partners Annual Strategy Conference, which took place August 1-2 in Chicago. The almost 200 representatives—including health system leaders, strategists from health care solutions companies, and C-suite level decision makers from pharmaceutical and payer organizations—gathered to discuss a strategic framework, key information & perspectives, as well as […]

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The Growing Push For Medicaid ACOs

August 7th, 2019

Open Minds posted “The Growing Push For Medicaid ACOs”, which highlights the Leavitt Partners white paper “The Medicaid ACO Landscape” regarding the increasing prevalence of Medicaid ACOs. View the article here.

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Specialists Help Drive Skilled Nursing Usage Cuts in ACOs

July 16th, 2019

Skilled Nursing News posted “Specialists Help Drive Skilled Nursing Usage Cuts in ACOs”, highlighting research from Leavitt Partners regarding ACOs shifting money away from skilled nursing. View the article here.

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Shared Principles for Measuring Social Determinants of Health Interventions

June 20th, 2019

Washington, D.C., June 20, 2019—Today, the National Alliance to Impact the Social Determinants of Health (NASDOH) released a white paper entitled “Shared Principles for Measuring Social Determinants of Health Interventions.” This white paper outlines framing principles to guide social determinants of health (SDOH) measurement development that, if adopted, can help organizations and sectors work collaboratively to […]

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3 Strategies to Help Accountable Care Organizations Boost Savings

June 11th, 2019

Revcycle Intelligence posted “3 Strategies to Help Accountable Care Organizations Boost Savings,” highlighting research from Leavitt Partners and the Duke-Margolis Center regarding ACO case studies.  View the article here.

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