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CMS Bundled Payment Train Back on Track. Should You Board?

After scaling back its two mandatory bundled payment programs last year, CMS recently signaled that the value-based payment train remains on track for the current administration. Bundled Payments for Care...

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Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference February 23, 2018

February 23, 2018: Scottdale, AZ – Join HORNE Healthcare Director Richard Romero, CVA, PAHM, CHFP, and panel as they discuss Operational Realities of Medical Staff and Physician Arrangements at the 19th Annual Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference.

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Healthcare Hard Trends and Opportunities

No industry has seen such monumental changes as healthcare has in the past decade—changes in the regulatory environment, the populations we serve, as well as the technology used to deliver care and improve operational processes.  In the course of our work advising healthcare organizations, we have observed the following trends and challenges. 

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MedPAC and OIG Weigh in on MACRA

The month of December saw additional and important communications from two watchdog groups on the subject of the Medicare and CHIP Reinvestment Act (MACRA) of 2015....

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What Your Peers Couldn’t Read Enough of on Our Blog

The healthcare industry has experienced monumental shifts in 2017—changes in policy, regulations, technology and mergers that make it difficult to keep up. That’s why our goal is simple: To help...

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UPDATE: Finalized Bill Softens Blow to Hospitals and Other Tax-Exempt Organizations

Last week, we provided a high-level overview of components that would directly affect healthcare. With the finalized tax bill passed today, we have updated those components to include results of the...

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House and Senate Tax Bills Could Deliver a Huge Blow to Hospitals and Other Tax-Exempt Organizations

From lowering corporate taxes to health insurance mandates to the impact on the middle class, there are many headlines out there related to the recently passed House and Senate tax...

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Healthcare Revenue Recognition

The new revenue recognition standard is a fundamental change in how healthcare providers recognize patient revenue. It’s likely you will recognize revenue earlier or later than you would under the current revenue recognition standard, and that impacts your financial health.

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15 Takeaways You'll Want to Know From the QPP Year 2 Final Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued on November 2nd its final rule with comment period for the MACRA Quality Payment Program (QPP) Year 2. With a continued...

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House Tax Reform Details Unveiled

The House Ways and Means Committee just released the details of their tax reform bill and will start hearings next week. The Senate Finance Committee will roll out their companion...

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MedPAC on MIPS: What You Need to Know Now

MIPS is, and always was, a short-term strategy. The MACRA architects designed the Merit-based Incentive Payment System as a stepping stone to participation in Advanced Alternative Payment Models (AAPMs), which...

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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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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 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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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.