Advancing palliative care payment from both public and private payers.

Medicare Advantage Growth May Bode Well for Palliative Care

Home health and hospice agencies see promise in delivering high-value care.

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) releases a Dementia Model

The GUIDE Model focuses support on family caregivers.

Let’s Shift How Palliative Care Teams are Measured and Valued

Two leaders urge the palliative care field to make the case that RVUs aren’t the best way to measure palliative care program value.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about RVUs But Were Afraid to Ask

Exploring the history and mechanics of relative value units (RVUs) to demystify and support constructive use.

Omnibus Enacted with Many Health Care Provisions

Medicare cuts reduced and telehealth flexibilities remain.

Congressional Agreement on 2024 Spending Package Includes Reduced Cuts, Telehealth Extension

Agreement also lowers barriers to prescribing opioid use disorder medication.

How Medicare Advantage Could Address Pain Inequities for Black Patients Living With Serious Illness

Health Affairs Forefront article offers five recommendations for MA plans to redress pain inequities.

How a Full-Risk Payment Model Powers an Illinois Home-Based Palliative Care Program

Advocate Aurora's model allows clinicians to provide the most appropriate care for their patients—without jumping through insurance hoops.

Palliative Care Needs a Defined Scope to Expand Access, Reimbursement

Hospice News article includes interview with CAPC CEO, Brynn Bowman.

New Actuarial Analysis Estimates Medicaid Palliative Care Return on Investment

At minimum, palliative care is cost neutral while improving quality of life.

Future Medicare Models Expected to Take Lessons from Medicare Care Choices Model (MCCM)

MCCM shines in its results compared to other Medicare models

The Cost Effectiveness of Palliative Care in a Fee-For-Service or Value Setting

CAPC's Brynn Bowman interviewed on HFMA's podcast to discuss palliative care and how it reduces the cost of care across the continuum.

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