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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, pati…
What is a MEOS Payment? | What is a Monthly Enhanced Oncology Services 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 con…
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…
Patient Satisfaction Survey
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Patient Satisfaction: 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, a…
HHS Confirms Launch of New Mandatory Bundled Payment Models
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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 ha…
Mandatory Bundled Payments on the Horizon

Mandatory Bundled Payments on the Horizon

Requiring APMs Necessary to Test Efficacy and Spur Reform, Azar Says There are continuing indications that mandatory alternative payment models (APMS), including mandatory bundled payments, are com…
2018 National Patient Navigation Compensation Survey Results
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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 respo…
Dr. Edward E. Partridge, Guideway Care CMO, 2018 Healthcare Bundled Payments Conference
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Dr. Edward E. Partridge to Speak at 2018 Healthcare Bundled Payments Conference

Dr. Edward E. Partridge, Chief Medical Officer of Guideway Care, is slated to speak at the 2018 Healthcare Bundled Payments Conference. The conference is scheduled for September 13-14, 2018 in Las …
UAB Medicine, Cancer Navigation Program, COPD Care Guidance
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UAB Medicine Partners With Guideway Care for COPD Care Guidance

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Apr 24, 2018: Guideway Care today announced a new care guidance partnership with UAB Medicine for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. The partnership aims to im…