Care Management 3.0 : Increase Revenue & Improve Quality while providing the best care

The current healthcare environment has brought about a new unique set of challenges.  Patients are becoming more tech-savvy with their smartphones, tablets, and computers, they tend to demand “What they want when they want it, and how they want it!”.  This becomes especially difficult to balance with the Quality Programs like MIPS, MACRA, CPC+, etc. becoming more stringent every year.  It has become difficult for Providers to balance patients’ needs with providing a high quality of care all the while keeping an eye on rising healthcare costs.  This becomes even more challenging with Quality Programs like MIPS, MACRA, CPC+, etc. becoming more stringent every year.

 

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Urgent care is taking over Primary Care – how will you respond?

By Dr. Mansoor Khan
The business of health care is changing; faster than most of us would like. The Urgent Care sector is projected to grow to over $26 Billion per year by 2023. Between 2007 and 2016 the number of claim lines for Urgent Care grew by 1,725%. Interestingly from 2012 to 2017 the number of patients using non-face-to-face services grew by 600% and is expected to accelerate. You see the pattern(s)? There are actually 2 primary takeaways from this data: 1) Urgent care is taking business from traditional brick-and-mortar care (remember this term from the dot com days?), yes, it is finally happening to medicine! 2) The non-face-to-face visit is growing even faster. I very purposefully use the term non-face-to-face rather than e-visit or telemedicine because the later 2 terms have a lot of reimbursement limitations that make them of very marginal value for the average practice. However, the non-face-to-face visit encompasses ... read more