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Nicholas Bonvicino, MD

Nicholas Bonvicino, MD

Dr. Nicholas Bonvicino

Nicholas Bonvicino, MD, is a former Regional Medical Director at the Garden State Medical Group, a large multi-specialty group practice, and former senior medical director of Horizon Healthcare Innovations and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey.  He is the founder and principal of NBhealthcare advisors, LLC and independant healthcare consultancy.

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Why CMS should do away with hospital-led ACOs, and instead, focus on physician-led ACOs.

Bundling payments for care episodes is gaining popularity among payers. It is episodic risk-sharing, and it can be risky business for physicians.

The Obama administration’s health insurance enrollment numbers don’t match up to a conservative’s fact check. Who is telling the truth?

Family physician Marlin Gill wrote his congressman looking for help in Washington’s “war on doctors.” His facts are correct, but his reasoning is not.

The 90-day “payment grace period” for exchange insured patients puts physicians at risk for 60 days if patients don't pay their premiums.

The CBO says tacking a five-year delay to the individual mandate to the SGR fix will result in 13 million more uninsured and cost $138 billion.

Primary-care transformation is not just about meeting standards, it requires a fundamental change focused on reducing cost and utilization.

A new Kaiser Family Foundation poll indicates that 47 percent of Americans don’t like the ACA, but 56 percent would keep it. Why the confusion? Politics.

Value-based payment legislation would reward compliance over physician performance, stripping the value from healthcare delivery reform.

Physicians use a common, interoperable population health platform to cut healthcare spending by a third.

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