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Three questions with Megan Carr: Current federal efforts to address maternal health care equity

Feb. 5, 2024 / By Megan Carr, Courtney Howell-McAnelly

I sat down with the 3M Health Information Systems Vice President of Regulatory and Payer Solutions Megan Carr to explore maternal health disparities and current U.S. approaches to addressing and […]

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Three questions with Megan Carr: Maternal health and other payer trends to watch out for this year

July 13, 2023 / By Megan Carr, Sara Brown

I sat down with the 3M Health Information Systems Vice President of Regulatory and Payer Solutions Megan Carr to reflect on health care trends and how having access to data […]

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The way we pay for health care in the U.S. is irrational

July 7, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

As early as 1992, JAMA published a randomized control trial (gold standard for studies of impact) of telephone care. Patients liked it, doctors liked it, outcomes improved and costs went […]

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Has your state or payer adopted EAPGs? Understanding the basics

Aug. 12, 2020 / By Lisa Lanier

Florida is known for its high population of retirees. I just recently moved from the Panhandle down to Southwest Florida, leaving a mostly rural area with families and young people. […]

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High performing value-based programs: Lessons from a successful payer-provider collaboration

March 26, 2018 / By Erika Johnson, L. Gordon Moore, MD

One of the “truisms” of value-based programs is that these programs align the incentives of the health care delivery system and the insurer, such that better care results in better […]

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Payer-provider collaboration fosters market strength

June 21, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

Profitability for a health plan used to be a factor of actuarial skill and efficient operations. Insurers tended to invest in technology to increase the efficiency of call centers, contract […]

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Expanding VBP arrangements to meet requirements and medical ecosystems

Dec. 12, 2016 / By Shannon Garrison, MBA, MJ, Ryan Butterfield, DrPH, MBA

Following Medicare’s lead, New York State Medicaid has implemented requirements on health plans to rapidly increase the percentage of dollars being spent under value-based care arrangements. Not only will plans […]

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Five things “payviders” can’t afford to overlook

July 25, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

One surprising development as health care shifts toward risk-based payment is how many health systems intend to become insurers. According to one study, half of health systems have applied or […]

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Bundled or bungled payment? Advice on how to succeed

March 28, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

As CMS launches its mandatory bundled payment program, payers on the fence may be wondering if it’s time to push their providers toward bundles also. A number of commercial insurers […]