Leading The Way: States Driving Value-Based Reimbursement

Leading the Way: States Driving Value-Based Reimbursement

  • December 8, 2017

When the government committed to tying 90% of Medicare payments to value and 50% of payments to alternative payment models by 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services urged other healthcare stakeholders in the same direction. But CMS’s role in payment reform has taken a back seat to innovative efforts occurring at the state level. In this webinar, Lisa Conley, Government Affairs Specialist at Change Healthcare, discusses how she built a state-by-state look at local value-based reimbursement initiatives. Lisa is joined by Brooks Daverman, Director of Health Care Innovation at the Tennessee Division of TennCare, who shares his state’s…

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Change Healthcare’s Deborah Meisner Wins Multiple Awards From WEDI

Change Healthcare’s Deborah Meisner Wins Multiple Awards from WEDI

  • December 6, 2017

Deborah Meisner, VP of Regulatory Strategy at Change Healthcare, was honored with numerous awards by the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) at WEDIcon 2017, the nonprofit HIT group's annual conference. Meisner received the Chair Award, issued by the Chair of the WEDI Board to “recognize an individual who has provided significant support to the Chair and the Board in meeting the goals of the organization.” She shared the honor with Jay Eisenstock, WEDI Chair-elect. Meisner was also honored in two other categories. She received the “Outstanding Leadership Award”, which acknowledges “Workgroup/Taskforce or Subworkgroup (SWG) co-chairs who have consistently contributed…

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Change Healthcare Addresses Looming Medicare Changes At WEDIcon 2017

Change Healthcare Addresses Looming Medicare Changes at WEDIcon 2017

  • December 6, 2017

One of the hot topics at WEDIcon 2017 was the CMS's New Medicare Card Project. This fraud prevention initiative removes Social Security numbers from Medicare cards to help fight identity theft. But changing these ID numbers creates new challenges for claims and reimbursement processing. The new cards will use a unique, randomly-assigned number called a Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI), which will replace the Social Security-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) now used on Medicare cards. The CMS will begin mailing the new cards to Medicare members in April 2018. As a result, the clock is ticking for stakeholders to update…

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Study: States Committed To Value-Based Payment Models

Study: States Committed to Value-Based Payment Models

  • November 15, 2017

Change Healthcare has issued a nationwide study showing that a majority of U.S. states are committed to value-based healthcare programs, with 23 of those states holding value-based mandates that payers or providers must achieve, AuntMinnie reports. Read the article

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