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Value-Based Care News Digest - November 2019
It's not easy keeping up with the innovations, deals, policies and partnerships reshaping health care. Read our news roundup and make sure you don't miss a step.
New Accreditation Signals Population Health's Coming of Age
On the heels of Evolent becoming the first organization to earn Population Health Program Accreditation from NCQA, two experts reflect on the past, present and future of the field.
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Value-Based Care News Digest - October 2019
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Does Value-Based Pay Have a Future?
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Medicaid May Be The Driver to Reducing Costs
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The Heart of Care: "Detective Work" Helps Child Get Vision-Saving Services
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Value-Based Care News Digest - September 2019
New primary care practice models, payers' growing influence in medical education and continued growth in Medicare Advantage plans highlight another busy month in the transition from volume to value.
Destination ROI: The Path to Population Health Success
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The Heart of Care: The Courage to Have a Difficult Conversation
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Value-Based Care News Digest - August 2019
Read our monthly roundup of value-based care news spanning policy, research, innovations, payers and providers.
Managed Medicare: New Data Shows Care Management Drives More Than 50% of Savings
Our recent analysis isolated the impact of our partners’ care management programs. Its conclusion: Done right, care management is the primary driver of savings within managed Medicare populations.
Understanding the New CMS Primary Care Payment Models
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The Heart of Care: Behind-the-Scenes Persistence Helps a Vulnerable Child
When a crucial piece of medical equipment was mistakenly denied to a young boy, RN Care Advisor Andrea Baker jumped into action to ensure he didn't go without it.
Value-Based Care News Digest - July 2019
This month's roundup highlights the myriad ways that health systems are seeking to grow and diversify revenue, innovations to address social determinants, and other moves reshaping health care value.
Deadline Arrives to Express Interest in CMS Direct Contracting Model
Evolent's Ashley Ridlon tells HealthLeaders why many providers remain undecided about participating in new primary-care payment models.
Value-Based Care News Digest - June 2019
In this edition: Houston is a testing ground for new primary care models. Innovations proliferate around telehealth and social determinants. And new entrants expand Medicare Advantage plans.
Evolent Provides Input to CMMI on Direct Contracting Payment Models
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