Our Latest Thinking

We are constantly scanning the health care market for new and interesting developments; then we write about them here. Check out our latest thinking.

Evolving Health Care

Participants continue to drop out of Medicare ACO program

January 13th, 2020

David Muhlestein was quoted in a Modern Healthcare article entitled “Participants continue to drop out of Medicare ACO program,” explaining that the lack of growth “doesn’t tell the whole story about what’s going on with ACOs”. Article here.

Read More >

How Are ACOs Prioritizing Palliative Care And Other Serious Illness Strategies?

January 7th, 2020

David Muhlestein assisted in authoring a Health Affairs blog entitled “How Are ACOs Prioritizing Palliative Care And Other Serious Illness Strategies?” which features the Leavitt Partners 2018 ACO Survey. Article here.

Read More >

Top healthcare leaders who worked for Trump, Obama, and Bush share the biggest healthcare developments of the 2010s

December 20th, 2019

Governor Leavitt was cited in a Business Insider article entitled “Top healthcare leaders who worked for Trump, Obama, and Bush share the biggest healthcare developments of the 2010s.” Article here.

Read More >

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.

Read More >

CMS saved $739 million last year from Medicare ACOs

October 2nd, 2019

Modern Healthcare published an article entitled “CMS saved $739 million last year from Medicare ACOs,” highlighting insight from David Muhlestein, chief research officer at Leavitt Partners, regarding the incentive for organizations to be in an advanced alternative payment model. View the article here.

Read More >

Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health

September 25th, 2019

The National Alliance to Impact the Social Determinants of Health (NASDOH), an alliance managed by Leavitt Partners and focused on assessing and addressing current regulatory frameworks, funding environments and opportunities, and practical challenges to implementing and sustaining social determinants of health efforts, was cited in a new consensus study report released by the National Academies […]

Read More >

MRHC CEO: Medicaid expansion could impact rural communities

September 3rd, 2019

McAlester News-Capital published an article entitled “MRHC CEO: Medicaid expansion could impact rural communities,” highlighting a 2013 Leavitt Partners study regarding Medicaid expansion in Oklahoma. View the article here.

Read More >

Why Are PE Firms Hot For Physician Practices?

August 30th, 2019

Forbes published an article entitled “Why Are PE Firms Hot For Physician Practices?,” highlighting Governor Leavitt, with talking points regarding private equity firms investing in physician practices and the health care landscape shifting toward consolidation. View the article here.

Read More >