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Care Guidance Programs: Transforming Chronic Care Management for a More Equitable Future

We’re excited to share a recent article published in Medical Economics by Tina Graham, COO of Guideway Care, that sheds light on the transformative potential of care guidance programs in the realm of chronic care management (CCM). CCM plays a pivotal role in bridging the gap between healthcare providers and their vulnerable patients. Those at […]

Guideway Care In Group Practice Journal!

Discover how the payvider model is revolutionizing healthcare delivery in the United States in our article published in Group Practice Journal, an American Medical Group Association (AMGA) publication. Introductory paragraph below and read the full article here: May / June Issue of Group Practice Journal Providers and payers in the U.S. healthcare system have been […]
Craig Parker

Guideway Care CEO, Craig Parker, Selected to Present at Health Insights Fall Forum, Addresses Growing Need for Alternative Care Approaches

Guideway Care’s chief executive officer, Craig Parker, will co-present with David Randall, chief strategy officer, UAB Health System at the Health Insights Fall 2022 Forum, Thursday, October 27, New Orleans, LA. Parker will share Guideway Care’s perspectives and experiences in alternative patient interaction methods – from care at home to non-clinical navigation, and will share […]

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What is OCM 2.0?

OCM 2.0 is a proposed alternative to the current Oncology Care Model (OCM) program, and was created by the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) in June 2019. COA submitted OCM 2.0 to the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC), an advisory committee that evaluates physician-focused payment models for the Secretary of Health and Human Services […]
OCM Quality Measures

OCM Quality Measures

The Oncology Care Model (OCM) is an episode-based payment model designed to provide high quality, highly coordinated oncology care at low cost. In order to assess and verify clinical outcomes, patient outcomes, and coordination of care, as well as ensure continued quality of care, CMS measures OCM participants’ performance using quality measures from four of […]
MEOS Payment

What is a MEOS Payment?

A Monthly Enhanced Oncology Services (MEOS) payment is part of the two-part payment system specific to the Oncology Care Model (OCM). Under OCM, participating Medicare-enrolled physician groups continue to receive regular fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare payments, but also receive a MEOS payment of $160 per-beneficiary for delivery of “enhanced services,” as well as a retrospective performance-based […]
The Oncology Care Model: An Overview

The Oncology Care Model: An Overview

The Oncology Care Model (OCM) is an episode-based payment model developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center (CMMI) in order to improve the quality of care cancer patients receive at the same or lower cost. According to the National Cancer Institute, “In 2018, an estimated 1,735,350 new cases of cancer [were] […]
Patient Satisfaction Survey

Patient Satisfaction in Healthcare: What It Is, Why It Matters & How to Improve It

Patient satisfaction: a subjective measure of whether a patient’s expectations about a health encounter were met. Patient satisfaction can be a loaded term. Patients want a great care experience, and the focus of physicians and nurses is to provide great health care, but these two priorities are not always aligned. Patient satisfaction doesn’t always correlate […]
HHS Confirms Launch of New Mandatory Bundled Payment Models

HHS Confirms Launch of New Mandatory Bundled Payment Models

In remarks to the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, HHS Secretary Alex Azar confirmed that new mandatory bundled payment models are coming. During his tenure as Secretary of HHS, Azar has consistently signaled that new, required episode-based payment models are coming, and elaborated on those plans in yesterday’s remarks, saying, “We need results, American patients need change, and […]
2018 National Patient Navigation Compensation Survey Results

2018 National Patient Navigation Compensation Survey Results

From late 2017 through early 2018, we invited those working in navigation roles in the U.S. to participate in a patient navigation compensation survey. In addition to questions on pay, survey respondents also provided information on their professional experience, the makeup of their navigation teams, training experiences, and more. It is our hope that the […]

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Care Guidance Programs: Transforming Chronic Care Management for a More Equitable Future

We’re excited to share a recent article published in Medical Economics by Tina Graham, COO of Guideway Care, that sheds light on the transformative potential of care guidance programs in the realm of chronic care management (CCM). CCM plays a pivotal role in bridging the gap between healthcare providers and their vulnerable patients. Those at […]

Guideway Care In Group Practice Journal!

Discover how the payvider model is revolutionizing healthcare delivery in the United States in our article published in Group Practice Journal, an American Medical Group Association (AMGA) publication. Introductory paragraph below and read the full article here: May / June Issue of Group Practice Journal Providers and payers in the U.S. healthcare system have been […]
Craig Parker

Guideway Care CEO, Craig Parker, Selected to Present at Health Insights Fall Forum, Addresses Growing Need for Alternative Care Approaches

Guideway Care’s chief executive officer, Craig Parker, will co-present with David Randall, chief strategy officer, UAB Health System at the Health Insights Fall 2022 Forum, Thursday, October 27, New Orleans, LA. Parker will share Guideway Care’s perspectives and experiences in alternative patient interaction methods – from care at home to non-clinical navigation, and will share […]