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Medicaid

Assessing Current and Expected Growth of Alternative Payment Models: A Look at the Bold New Goals for Downside Risk

November 18th, 2019

Ambitious Goals for the Future of Value The Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (HCP-LAN or LAN) recently released aggressive new goals for moving the broader market from fee-for-service (FFS) to value-based payment (VBP). The new goals aim to shift all Medicare payments and half of Medicaid and commercial health care payments into downside-risk […]

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Political Checkpoint Webinar

November 14th, 2019

On November 6, Leavitt Partners held its biannual Political Checkpoint webinar hosted by Health Intelligence Partners (HIP) and the Leavitt Partners’ Federal Insights and Advocacy team. Governor Mike Leavitt and Vince Ventimiglia previewed Leavitt Partners’ 2020 presidential election scenarios and likely impact on health policy. The three most likely election scenarios: Status Quo: The White […]

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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.

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White Paper Examines Medicaid Benefit for Non-Emergency Transportation

August 24th, 2019

Provider Magazine published “White Paper Examines Medicaid Benefit for Non-Emergency Transportation,” highlighting a Leavitt Partners white paper entitled Moving Forward Together: Opportunities to Improve Program Integrity in Non-Emergency Medical Transportation. View the article here.

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McAlester graduates support Medicaid expansion citizen-led ballot initiative

August 22nd, 2019

McAlester News-Capital published “McAlester graduates support Medicaid expansion citizen-led ballot initiative,” highlighting a 2013 Leavitt Partners study evaluating Oklahoma’s Medicaid program to provide recommendations on improvements. View the article here.

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Key Facts to Know About Medicaid Expansion Proposal

August 22nd, 2019

An Oklahoma Watch article entitled “Key Facts to Know About Medicaid Expansion Proposal” highlights a 2013 Leavitt Partners study regarding Medicaid expansion. View the article here.

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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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Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier for you to see your health history

August 5th, 2019

CNBC posted “Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier for you to see your health history”, which highlights the CARIN Alliance, a coalition of health and tech companies, piloting a set of technical specifications for sharing health claims. View the article here.

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