‘Navigating the Future of Bundled Payments’
Remedy Partners’ Fourth Annual National Innovation Collaborative Sees Record Turnout
November 28, 2017
With over 300 attendees, we were thrilled to host our largest-ever National Innovation Collaborative in Atlanta, GA from November 16–17. The invitation-only event focused on issues of health policy and care redesign for bundled payments and value-based healthcare. This year’s forward-looking theme, apropos to the soon-to-be released rule for Medicare’s next large bundled payment program and the rise of commercial bundles, was ‘Navigating the Future of Bundled Payments’.
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Remedy Partners Announces that One Hundred Percent of its Hospital Partners Achieve Positive Net Payment Reconciliation Amount (NPRA) in Bundled Payment Initiative
Medicare’s voluntary BPCI program’s financial results reveal positive NPRA for 100 percent of Remedy Partners’ engaged hospitals and 81 percent of its partner clients
Dr. Poonam Alaigh will lead business unit delivering bundled payment solutions to commercial insurers and self-funded employers.
BY Win Whitcomb, Chief Medical Officer &
Ed Zecchini, Chief Information Officer
Effective exchange of electronic patient data for the purposes of coordinating and managing care is crucial to unlocking value in healthcare. To be successful, alternative payment models, like bundle payments, require an unimpeded view of patient progress over multiple settings including acute care hospitals, post-acute facilities and community-based settings.1
Along with almost 4,000 others, Remedy Partners attended the 68th Annual American Health Care Association/ National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) Convention & Expo last week in Las Vegas, NV. The four-day conference, attended mostly by long-term and acute care providers, featured thought-provoking sessions and events that covered the future of post-acute care and discussed how post-acute providers, particularly skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), can succeed under value-based care.
Access to palliative care and hospice reduces aggressive treatments among seriously ill patients that they neither desire nor benefit from.1, 2 However, these services—which focus on providing comfort, psychosocial support and symptom management—are frequently underutilized.1, 2 As the largest Awardee Convener in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative, Remedy Partners has developed a set of resources to advance the appropriate use of palliative care and hospice as this is a critically important aspect of care for patients experiencing acute or exacerbated chronic illness.
Three of Remedy Partners’ thought leaders spoke at last week’s MACRA Summit in Washington, D.C. The conference was focused on educating physicians, policy makers and an array of healthcare executives on MACRA and implications of potential new regulations, as well as the associated payment model options that are designed to improve care and restrain cost growth. Participants displayed palpable energy and interest in sponsoring new forms of payment and clinical models to improve our healthcare system.
We sat down with Lesli Ott, Director of Episode Development for Remedy Partners’ Payer and Provider Solutions Group. Lesli leads a team of top analysts who collaborate with Remedy Partners’ clinical, technology and business teams to design and implement effective bundled payment programs for payers and providers. Here’s what she had to say about how payers and providers are driving better care and cost outcomes by implementing bundled payment strategies:
Accomplished healthcare leader brings valuable experience to Remedy Partners, furthering success for its partners under voluntary bundled payment arrangements
DARIEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Remedy Partners, the nation’s leading bundled payment company, has hired Chip Howard as Senior Vice President, Partner Services. Howard brings with him 18 years of experience with leading payer organizations and is a key addition to the Remedy Partners leadership team.
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