It matters how your practice is paid. A primer for young doctors.
You need a job, and you have to choose between fee-for-service, capitation and direct primary care. Learn which can work best for you.
Doctor participation in ACOs, medical homes grows amid pandemic
Learn how trends in doctor participation in ACOs, medical homes and alternative payment methods differ by practice ownership and physician specialty.
Medicare Advantage contracts can be vehicle to drive improvement
Medicare Advantage contracts enable innovation that aligns the values of patients and physicians—and may reduce burnout in the process.
Medicare-only Oak Street Health isn’t shy about taking big risks
Treating complex patients in underserved areas is a tough proposition. Oak Street Health’s chief clinical officer offers insight on how to succeed.
Physician proposals inspire new HHS pay models for primary care
The plans would allow physicians to “focus on the patients in front of them rather than the paperwork we send them,” said Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.
8 provisions that can make or break pay-for-performance contracts
The devil is in the details on how a proposed agreement assigns patients, evaluates physician performance and calculates payment.