“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.
“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.
Our General Manager of BPCI Advanced, Keely Macmillan, spoke with the HFMA about the CMS’s recent announcement of providers that chose to drop out of BPCI Advanced and what providers can expect in the next enrollment period. Read the full article here.
Our own Keely Macmillan spoke with Healthcare Finance about the 252 providers that chose to drop out of BPCI Advanced and why the program is still a great way for providers to ease into value-based care. Read the full article here.
“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.
“We talked to a lot of providers who thought about getting in but felt they didn't have time. We know there's a lot of pent up demand.” Our CEO, Dave Terry, spoke with Healthcare Finance about what to expect now that the March 1 deadline for providers in the bundled payments for care improvement advanced model to drop-out of the voluntary program has passed. Read more here.
How is BPCI Advanced evolving and what will it look like in the future? TripleTree dives into the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services data to see what there is to learn about program participation levels, how providers are engaging, and the convener landscape.
Read the full article here.
Our CEO, Dave Terry, met with Dr. Bob Kaiser, director of the master’s degree program in healthcare leadership and management for professionals at the Naveen Jindal School of Management, to discuss the impact of bundled payments on the commercial healthcare market, the history of healthcare payment methods, and more.
Listen to their full conversation in Episode 29 of The Business of Healthcare podcast.
“These tools will help to simplify the process for payers and providers to develop bundled payment arrangements to drive high-quality, patient-centered specialty care for their patients.” Our CEO Dave Terry spoke with HealthPayerIntelligence about the support payers need to develop innovative bundled payment programs. Read more here.
Alternative Payment Models will impact your organization’s future revenue, whether participating in voluntary models or waiting for mandatory payment policies to take effect. So what role will BPCI Advanced play in this new era, what is “BPCI Advanced Plus”, and what are the current drivers and challenges among providers, payers and self-insured employers?
Hear our CEO, Dave Terry, and MedAxiom Consulting’s EVP, Joel Sauer, talk more on the 11/14 HeartTalk podcast.
“It proves what we’ve known all along — bundles are attractive and they work. Now it's time to drive improvement.” Our GM of BPCI Advanced, Keely Macmillan, spoke with Healthcare Dive about the released BPCI Advanced participant list from CMS. Read more here.
“We’re excited to help our participants and see others industrywide continue to drive improvement in the new program,” said our GM of BPCI Advanced, Keely Macmillan. She spoke with Healthcare Informatics about CMS releasing the BPCI Advanced participant list. Read more here.
“After seeing the success with BPCI Classic, we knew that BPCI Advanced would attract more providers this time; the list confirmed that.” Our GM of BPCI Advanced, Keely Macmillan spoke to Healthcare Finance News about CMS releasing the BPCI Advanced participant list of nearly 1,300 organizations. Read more here.
BPCI Advanced launched 10/1. Our General Manger of BPCI Advanced, Keely Eng Macmillan, talked to Hospital Peer Review about the new option to drop out of the program in March and how providers can prepare themselves to make an educated decision. Read more here.
"We've got a great team here at Archway, there are about 30 people now. Many of us have been in healthcare for a long time and have been committed to finding a better model, a better mousetrap. I think what's getting us closer is much better access to data, much better information and the ability to fold that into these different types of reimbursement models."
Hear David Terry discuss his journey and what Archway is doing to advance payment reform here.
The key to success in BPCI and BPCI Advanced with orthopedic specialists is incentive, not standardization, says Stephen Barry Murphy, MD. Receiving and understanding historical data is what drives providers to improve, says David Terry.
Read more of their insights here.
The CMS is giving providers more time to opt into a new federal bundle pay initiative after clinicians and hospitals complained they didn't have the claims data necessary to determine if they wanted to participate. "It gives a little bit a breathing room for a provider already looking data and thinking about how to be successful in the program," said Keely Macmillan, General Manager of BPCI Advanced.