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Employers Are Catalyzing Payment Model Reform; Are You with Them?

Employers increasingly are holding providers accountable for outcomes, and providers that can’t adapt will have a hard time competing. As they continue to seek solutions to rising healthcare cost, employers...

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Healthcare Law at CLE Alabama November 3, 2017

November 3, 2017: Birmingham, AL – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Katherine G. Watts, CPA, CHC, and panel as they discuss Healthcare Law at CLE Alabama.

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Tax Reform Starts to Take Shape

After fits and starts over the last nine months, a broad tax reform plan is now beginning to emerge between Congress and the White House. On Wednesday, an agreed upon...

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MACRA Deadline: It’s Not Too Late to Avoid a Negative Payment Adjustment

In earlier blogs on MACRA, we’ve discussed a series of topics, including the flexibility in the first reporting year 2017 and the “Pick Your Pace” option in MIPS....

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“Moneyball” and “Hoosiers”: Models for Optimizing Participation in the QPP

Participation in value-based programs is on the rise. Growth of ACOs is up 11%, and CMS estimates that 30% of Medicare payments are currently flowing through alternative payment models (APM)....

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CMS May Want Their Money Back

The old adage, "Money can make you do crazy things," can easily be applied to both our personal and business lives. Within the healthcare industry, HITECH incentive payments were offered...

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MACRA Questions & Answers

Under value-based care, clinicians provide a service and their payment varies based on how well they meet certain quality measures and create value for their patients. The Quality Payment Program’s (QPP) purpose is to provide new tools and resources to give patients the best possible, high-quality care.

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Are Your Medical Devices Secure?

If your hospital or clinic uses a Windows 7-based version of a Siemens PET/CT or SPECT system, it could be vulnerable to attack by a relatively low-skill hacker, according to...

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TN HFMA Fall Institute Event October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017: Gatlinburg, TN – Join HORNE Healthcare Manager JT Blalock as he presents Recent Accounting Standards Update at the TN HFMA Fall Institute Event.

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Why Your Hospital or Physician Practice Must Embrace Risk

Risk tolerance is an interesting thing. Those who make the biggest bets often are actually control freaks—maybe because they know that, by having a strong grasp on the factors that...

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What Small Medical Groups Need to Know About Virtual Groups - Part 2

By banding together into what CMS has termed “virtual groups,” solo practitioners and small medical groups can take advantage of significant flexibility currently available to help them succeed in the...

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What Small Medical Groups Need to Know About Virtual Groups for MIPS Reporting – Part 1

Small physician groups and solo practitioners take heart: CMS wants you to be successful in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) without having to merge or be acquired....

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Is It Time to Transition From CCMAs to APMs?

A Bridge for Healthcare Reform Over the past decade, clinical co-management arrangements (CCMAs) have risen in popularity as a means to achieve a more integrated care delivery model. CCMAs have...

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MACRA Toolkit

The MACRA toolkit is a collection of resources, data and checklists to help navigate payment model reform. It is designed to help you learn more and be successful in the new healthcare economy.   

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6 Considerations in Choosing a Healthcare Valuation Appraiser

Trusting HORNE for healthcare valuation counsel is the first step in successfully managing operations toward clinical excellence. Here are six considerations in choosing your organization's valuation appraisal. 

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Payment Model Reform Infographic

Are You Prepared For Success In The Ever-Changing World Of Healthcare Reimbursements?

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New Exempt Employee Rule

The Dept. of Labor projects this new ruling will cost employers an estimated $12 billion over the next 10 years. 

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Managing FMV/CR Risk

Mitigating the risk of a qui tam relator should be a top priority for healthcare risk management systems.

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MACRA's Effect On Physician Practice FMV

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) was signed into law on April 16, 2015. Not only does MACRA fund CHIP through fiscal year 2017, it could impact the fair market value of physician practices as a result of physician reimbursement changes through several components of MACRA.

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Value-Based Compensation

8 Considerations in Moving Employed Physicians from Volume to Value-Based Compensation

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What Can't Go On Forever...Won't.

The current healthcare system is headed for a crash. Are you adapting?

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Hospital/Physician Integration: Creating A Culture of Compliance

The value of building a culture of compliance.

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RAC Audits: Better Good Than Lucky

Why strong front-end processes generate reliable RAC audit appeals.