As more and more payers offer value-based contracts, how can practices negotiate favorable terms in this strange new territory?
The professional model of medicine is trying to reach a sweet spot, allowing physicians to remain independent but maximize the power of a larger organization.
Bringing primary-care physicians in touch with the local EMS is enabling team-based care in Washington. In turn, they can reduce unnecessary utilization of the ED.
MACRA madness, good advice, and a few other observations from the conference, held in Anaheim.
In the era of value-based care, understanding where the patient is coming from and engaging them is as important as ever.