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Identifying your patients, sorting them by risk, and managing their chronic conditions as a team can help you make the most of value-based care programs
Understand the basics of risk adjustment and how it is used in value-based payment (VBP) arrangements. Learn strategies to thrive in VBP and risk-adjustment models to optimize payment while providing high-quality patient care.
Understand attribution and alignment methodologies in VBP arrangements to know which patients are assigned to you. Use empanelment and risk stratification to better understand where to expend a practice's care management and care coordination resources.
Public and private payers are transitioning away from fee-for-service and emphasizing value-based payment models. This supplement from the American Academy of Family Physicians describes what you need to know about the transition and how it may affect you and your practice.
Starting in 2021, PCF will be open to primary care clinicians practicing in 26 participating states and regions. Use this checklist to assess your practice’s readiness to participate in PCF, including care delivery capabilities, data infrastructure, and potential financial impact.
Use this cheat sheet to identify diagnosis codes that are weighted for risk adjustment.
Taking one small step at a time, primary care practices can lead the way as the health care system begins to reward value.
As physician payment increasingly becomes tied to value, these five habits can help you succeed.
Dedicating increasing amounts of income and personal time to lead and manage quality programs is not sustainable.