Press Release: Archway Health Offers First Patient Case Mix Analytics Tool for BPCI Advanced Participants

Press Release: Archway Health Offers First Patient Case Mix Analytics Tool for BPCI Advanced Participants

Archway Health announced the Patient Case Mix Adjustment (PCMA) Tool in Archway Analytics that allows providers to understand how the case mix of their patient population will impact their performance in BPCI Advanced. Believed to be the first of its kind, Archway’s PCMA function complements the existing patient-specific target pricing features of Archway Analytics to further aid providers in achieving savings in the program.

Press Release: Amy Bassano of CMMI Joins Archway Health’s Value-Based Care Workshop as Keynote Speaker

Press Release: Amy Bassano of CMMI Joins Archway Health’s Value-Based Care Workshop as Keynote Speaker

Archway Health announced today that Amy Bassano, Deputy Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), will be the keynote speaker of Archway’s second annual Value-Based Care Workshop. Archway’s one-day Value-Based Care Workshop convenes providers, employers, risk managers and others participating in value-based payment programs and healthcare purchasing to share learnings and gain practical tips for improving in these areas.

Press Release: Archway Health Offers Complimentary Opportunity Assessment for Bundle Selection to Evaluate Performance and Opportunities in BPCI Advanced

Press Release: Archway Health Offers Complimentary Opportunity Assessment for Bundle Selection to Evaluate Performance and Opportunities in BPCI Advanced

Archway Health, a full-service, tech-enabled partner to healthcare organizations in risk-based payment programs, today announced a complimentary offer to assess program opportunities for providers in, or considering participation in, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Bundled Payments for Care Initiative (BPCI) Advanced. The Opportunity Assessment will be powered by Archway Analytics, an industry-leading tool, and will help providers evaluate performance and identify future opportunities for success.

AJMC: Practices Are Happier With PP4 Results in the OCM

At the Quality Cancer Care Alliance Fall 2019 Leadership Summit, Mike Fazio, our SVP of Client Services and OCM program manager, sat down with Laura Joszt at the American Journal of Managed Care to discuss the Performance Period 4 results of the Oncology Care Model.

Watch the interview.

Read the transcript here, and read more about the importance of PP4 for two-sided risk in OCM.

Payment Matters on Healthcare NOW Radio: Dave Terry

Payment Matters on Healthcare NOW Radio: Dave Terry

Our CEO Dave Terry sat down with Jeff Lin, host of the Payment Matters show on Healthcare NOW Radio, to discuss bundled payments and the future of value-based care. Tune in to hear Dave and Jeff discuss bundled payment adoption, what programs are on the horizon, how Archway has seen on average 10% savings per episode, and how Archway categorizes and uses data to maximize performance outcomes.

Catch the show everyday through the end of September at 4:30 am, 12:30 pm and 8:30 pm ET. Click here to listen.

Healthcare Finance: Value-based care requires payer and provider collaboration

“I work with 1,500 oncologists. When we started working on it, the single biggest reason why patients were admitted to the hospital was for sepsis. None knew this was the biggest reason. We help manage sepsis. The second biggest reason was cardiac-related. There's more focused follow-up.”

Our CEO, Dave Terry, spoke with Healthcare Finance about the move to value-based payment models and how providers are handling the transition. Read more here.

Cardiac Interventions Today: Early Returns for Groups Participating in Medicare’s BPCI Advanced Program

Our own General Manager of BPCI Advanced, Keely Macmillan, and our MedAxiom colleague, Joel Sauer, co-authored a review of BPCI Advanced program enhancements and key learnings from participants in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) bundles.

Learn why 85% of cardiology groups stayed in the program after being given the ability to drop out, and why PCI has become a star bundle in BPCI Advanced. Read the article.

Press Release: Archway Health Partners Recognized in CMS’ Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Initiative Toolkit

Press Release: Archway Health Partners Recognized in CMS’ Bundled Payments for  Care Improvement (BPCI) Initiative Toolkit

Archway Health, a full-service, tech-enabled partner to healthcare organizations in risk-based payment programs, is proud to share that two of its partner participants in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative, Post-Acute Care Network (PACN) and South Shore Physician Hospital Organization (South Shore PHO), were highlighted as high-performing Awardees in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’(CMS) “Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative Public Toolkit.”

Press Release: Archway Health Launches Enhanced Opportunity Analysis Scorecard for Healthcare Providers Considering Enrollment in BPCI Advanced Cohort 2

Press Release: Archway Health Launches Enhanced Opportunity Analysis Scorecard for Healthcare Providers Considering Enrollment in BPCI Advanced Cohort 2

Archway Health, a full-service, tech-enabled partner to healthcare organizations in risk-based payment programs, today announced improved metrics and data presentation for its Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced Scorecard to help providers analyze and plan a successful transition to value-based care. The scorecard measures opportunity in the BPCI Advanced program by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which is now open to providers for a second and final application opportunity.

Sitting Out Bundled Payments Could Leave Skilled Nursing Providers Far Behind

“Additionally, by being listed on a BPCI Advanced Participant’s Financial Arrangements List, SNFs are eligible to share in gains earned in the program.”

Keely Macmillan, our General Manager of BPCI Advanced, spoke with Skilled Nursing News about the open enrollment window for BPCI Advanced and the opportunity for SNFs to participate in the program. Read the full article here.

Press Release: Archway Health, MedAxiom, and the American College of Cardiology to Collaborate on BPCI Advanced Opportunity Assessments

Press Release: Archway Health, MedAxiom, and the American College of Cardiology to Collaborate on BPCI Advanced Opportunity Assessments

Archway Health, MedAxiom, and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) today announced plans to offer a free BPCI Advanced Opportunity Assessment that would provide cardiovascular groups and health systems with an initial analysis of potential cost savings and areas for quality improvement and help prepare for the open window of Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced Cohort 2, a program of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Modern Healthcare: Providers blame unpredictability for slow adoption of CMS’ risk-based models

“There were a lot of practices that moved forward that frankly we wouldn’t have recommended to move forward if they didn’t have the option to drop off.” Our CEO, Dave Terry, spoke with Modern Healthcare about the risk associated with value-based payment models and why the adoption rate in Medicare has been slow. Read more here.

Press Release: Archway Health Announces Partnership With A-Rated Insurance Carrier on Launch of Value-Based Risk Protection for Providers

Press Release: Archway Health Announces Partnership With A-Rated Insurance Carrier on Launch of Value-Based Risk Protection for Providers

As healthcare migrates from fee-for-service payment models to value-based care, providers increasingly seek solutions that offer them protection against losses within two-sided, risk-based arrangements. Today, Archway Health, an innovator with healthcare organizations and self-insured employers in risk-based payment programs, has announced a new partnership with an A-rated insurance carrier to provide a new stop-loss program to help protect the downside risk of healthcare providers participating in value-based payment programs.

Healthcare Innovation: BPCI Advanced Participants Drop by 16 Percent; Stakeholders Weigh in on Significance

“The numbers tell an interesting story for orthopedic providers. We’re worried that many of the orthopedic groups that stayed in major joint replacement of the lower extremity (MJRLE) will have significant negative reconciliations in October.” Our General Manager of BPCI Advanced, Keely Macmillan, discussed the significance of the 16% drop in BPCI Advanced participants with Healthcare Innovation. Read more here.

HFMA: Some Practices Leave Largest Bundle Program

“We had a number of folks who we spoke to who felt like they learned in the last four or five months of doing this and were dropping out, but they were going to significantly evaluate getting back into the program when the next opportunity arose.”

Our CEO, Dave Terry, discussed why some participants dropped out of BPCI Advanced with HFMA and what adjustments CMS may make to the program. Read more here.