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The Impact and Implications of Healthcare Consumerism in 2019

As 2018 draws to a close, healthcare organizations are recognizing the need to shift traditional provider-driven practices to provide consumers with the options, convenience and transparency they demand. In these Essential Insights we’re exploring some the impact of consumerism thus far and how it will likely shape the healthcare industry in the coming year.


Consumers, payers and providers are embracing the value of Medicare Advantage

Open enrollment for Medicare Advantage plans is predicted to swell as educated consumers increasingly flock to plans that align neatly with their evolving health interests — and value-based care plans like Medicare Advantage (MA) fit the bill. As providers and payers partner to preserve a competitive edge in the growing MA market, they offer new and innovative MA benefits and services to drive member satisfaction and enrollment. Here’s why healthcare consumers, providers and payers are seeing the advantage of Medicare Advantage.


Building on inaugural program success, BPCI Advanced launches October 1

Beginning October 1st, providers across the country embark on Day 1 of BPCI Advanced – the next iteration of voluntary bundled payments and a significant innovation on the road to value-based care. As providers gear up for the new voluntary bundled payment program, we’re taking a brief look at some of the lessons learned in BPCI, some key differences between the two programs and discuss an updated timeline released by CMS for participants and those considering participation in the 2020 BPCI Advanced cohort.

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