Navigating the Payment Process

IN FOCUS: INNOVATIONS IN PRACTICE

Qualified Clinical Data Registries

Use this type of registry to boost your Medicare bonus

By definition, Qualified Clinical Data Registries (QCDRs) are a “Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services-approved entity that collects clinical data on behalf of clinicians for data submission.” But QCDRs should optimally be viewed as a bridge to success with new payment models.

The secrets behind this physician-only ACO’s success

Florida’s thriving physician-owned and operated Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization is a vivid example of how local entrepreneurial efforts can achieve outstanding quality and financial results in an era of troubling corporate consolidation. Discover how they have done it.

For Michael Suk, MD, Geisinger’s pledge to cover any follow-up costs to a patient’s hip replacement for the rest of their life was the result of two accomplishments.

Geisinger makes quality pledge that lasts a lifetime

Key first steps taken to unleash digital medicine’s potential

Palliative care team pay model closer to Medicare approval

Physician-only ACOs lead the way on improving quality and savings

Here's a better way to pay for opioid-use disorder treatment

Tips to develop new pay models that work for your practice

This is how physicians get paid. See where you fit.

Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge

Physician-developed solutions make strides in care improvement

Moving to new payment models: What you need to know

Answers to 6 key questions on cost will prep you for new pay era

Where telemedicine has been, where it’s headed