New Patient Relationship Management (PRM) platform proven to reduce costs and improve patient satisfaction Navigating Cancer, the pioneer in patient-engagement technology for cancer care, is pleased to introduce a new solution for Oncology Care Model (OCM) participants to maximize their potential for achieving performance-based payments. The solution is powered by Navigating Care, the first and most comprehensive oncology patient care … Read More
If you are a practice participating in OCM or want to prepare your practice for the inevitable industry-wide shift to value-based reimbursement, it’s time to re-evaluate your technology infrastructure. Your EMR may be enough to get you into the race, but only PRM can get you across the finish line. Navigating Cancer’s CEO Gena Cook takes an in depth look at … Read More
We understand that some Oncology Care Model (OCM) practices are considering CMMI’s new offer to shift to upside/downside (two-sided) risk much earlier than originally planned – by January 1, 2017. As a continuing courtesy to Navigating Cancer customers who are participating in OCM, we offer some observations with regard to moving to OCM two-sided risk. Background On Oct 14, 2016, … Read More
With the Oncology Care Model’s July 2016 launch, nearly 200 providers are implementing a new model of cancer care delivery. While this important program is full of possibility for a better way to care for patients, it has also has providers asking a number of questions: How do I report on the required Monthly Enhanced Oncology Services (MEOS) activities? Who performs … Read More
It’s no secret that policymakers are working to transform cancer care, shifting the basis of provider compensation from quantity of services to quality of outcomes. Currently, more than 20% of Medicare fee-for-service payments flow through alternative payment models (APMs), putting the Department of Health and Human Services within reach of their stated goals of 30% by 2016 and 50% by 2018. … Read More
Soon, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) will announce the 100 participants for the Oncology Care Model (OCM), selected from the pool of applications they received last June. What do all cancer centers need to understand now about how OCM will impact cancer care? Read our blog in OBR from Navigating Cancer’s CEO Gena Cook here.
Last week at the J.P. Morgan Annual Health Care Conference, CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt announced that going forward, rewards for providers will be less about the use of technology and more about the outcomes they achieve with their patients. One way to do this, he explained, is to level the playing field by requiring open APIs (application program interfaces). … Read More
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