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3 results for "MedPac"

New Medicare Payment Model Drives Better Patient Outcomes

CareOne CEO Daniel E. Straus shares his thoughts on Medicare’s new payment model. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced a decision to shift Medicare payments from service-based metrics to performance-based metrics, which means that in some cases, doctors Read the full article…

March 3, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog

Should MedPac Eliminate Hospital Observation Stays?

CareOne CEO Daniel E. Straus discusses how hospital observation stays impact patients. Being admitted to a hospital doesn’t necessarily make you an inpatient. Often, patients are admitted under observation, which causes the following concerns: Observation stays do not count towards the 72-hour Read the full article…

February 24, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog

Site-Neutral Reimbursement Levels The Playing Field For Skilled Nursing Facilities

CareOne CEO Daniel E. Straus weighs in on MedPac’s recent site-neutral reimbursement recommendation. Nursing homes have changed dramatically over the past 33 years since the Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) system was developed to determine Medicare payments for health care services in hospital Read the full article…

January 28, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog, News