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Emergency Coverage Top Healthcare Consumer Demand For Payers

March 17, 2017 - A new poll from the American College Of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and Morning Consult found that 95 percent of healthcare consumers say payers should cover emergency services. Out of the 1,791 healthcare consumers surveyed, about 31 percent had visited an emergency department with 35 percent saying they went to the emergency department because they were unable to get a physician appointment....


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Doctors Provide 5 Alternative Payment Model Improvements

by Thomas Beaton

A journal article published in the American Journal of Managed Care, outlines recommendations from several doctors on significant ways alternative payment models (APMs) can be improved and better designed. APMs are being promoted throughout the...

25% of Health Plans Implement Alternative Payment Models

by Vera Gruessner

Among commercial health plans, Medicare Advantage, and Medicaid markets, approximately 25 percent of reimbursement is expected to be in the form of alternative payment models by the end of 2016, according to a new report from the Health Care...

Top Three Ways Health Information Exchange Benefits Payers

by Vera Gruessner

When health payers and providers utilize health information exchange, they will make significant gains in reducing healthcare spending, reducing duplicative testing and services, and improving their use of preventive medical services, according...

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