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MiraMed’s eAlerts are distributed via email every Wednesday, and contains the latest industry information regarding business process outsourcing solutions, helpful coding news, or any number of relevant topics in the fast-paced, ever-evolving world of healthcare. To subscribe, simply complete the form below. Below the subscription form, you will find the archived eAlerts available.

June 7, 2017

Medicare Advantage (MA) insurers have gotten themselves into hot water lately with the federal government.  The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) is suing UnitedHealth Group (UHG), accusing the nation’s largest MA provider of exploiting the program by providing inaccurate information about the health of its enrollees. DOJ alleges the practices have led to damages of more than $1.14 billion from 2011-2014.

Read more: Feds Take Aim at Medicare Advantage Insurers - Physicians Should Also Take Heed

May 24, 2017

The shift from traditional fee-for-service (FFS) models to value-based payments is of growing concern to all healthcare providers.  Various types of value-based models are described in the news on a regular basis, with no shortage of opinions as to how quickly this transition will occur and frequent calls to action by those who would like to help you prepare.  For organizations who want to be at the forefront of this transition, it can be difficult to determine the appropriate level of urgency.

Read more: Studies Shed Light on Provider Readiness for Value-Based Care

May 17, 2017

Healthcare in America is expensive. The share of the U.S. economy devoted to healthcare spending is currently 17.5 percent, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) projects it will reach 19.6 percent by 2024.  Estimates put total U.S. spending on healthcare at more than $5.4 trillion by that point, with both the private and public sectors each contributing approximately 50 percent of costs.  While spending for both sectors may be equal, according to The Commonwealth Fund, Medicaid patients may be receiving better care on some measures than private sector patients.

Read more: Survey Debunks Perception That Medicaid Offers Lesser Levels of Care

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