Author "Jordan T. Cohen"

By Jordan T. Cohen
In Reform Rodeo
May 23rd, 2011
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1. Kaiser Health News reports on Republican efforts to allow states to tighten Medicaid eligibility rules. 2. Health Affairs writes about the important role that advanced practice registered nurses will play in the imminent ACO landscape. 3. iHealthBea...
By Jordan T. Cohen
In Reform Rodeo
May 12th, 2011
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1. Becker’s Hospital Review describes how the Mayo Clinic, the Cleveland Clinic, Geisinger Health System, and Intermountain Health, are hesitant to join ACOs, at least as ACOs are implemented under the new regulations. 2. The Health Care Blog has...
By Jordan T. Cohen
In Reform Rodeo
Apr 27th, 2011
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1. The NYT reports on how Florida is retooling their Medicaid system by, among other things, channeling some Medicaid patients into for-profit HMOs. 2. ihealthbeat.org reports on the role of patient-driven PatientsLikeMe.com in creating the first clini...
By Jordan T. Cohen
In Accountable Care Organizations
Apr 17th, 2011
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CMS got the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) proposed rule largely right, but not because of the actual “shared savings” that the ACO model is commonly associated with. Rather, the MSSP will usher in a shift from the practice of medic...
By Jordan T. Cohen
In Accountable Care Organizations
Apr 4th, 2011
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CMS recently released the proposed rule that will regulate PPACA’s Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). The MSSP relies on the accountable care organization (ACO) model in order to generate and distribute savings. HealthReformWatch.com has dis...