Advancing palliative care payment from both public and private payers.

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.

House Passes Bill Extending Telehealth Reimbursement

Bill moves to senate before it is passed into law.

Researchers Devise a Two-Tiered Payment Model for Community-Based Palliative Care

Building on the field’s 2017 proposal and accounting for both intensity and stability.

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