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Vol. 24, No. 5,October/November 2018

Care Transitions for Cardiopulmonary Patients with Hospital Value-Based Purchasing CEU

By Jacquelyn Woodworth, MBA, RRT, CCM 

Hospital value-based purchasing (HVBP) and other recent government-directed payment methods for hospital care have affected care management of patients with numerous disorders, including chronic heart failure and cardiopulmonary disease across the continuum of care. Changing government reimbursement strategies are prompting case managers to reach out to the community to find better ways to care for those who have been discharged from hospital care. What does the scorecard of HVBP show?

Intensive Outpatient Care Program: A Care Model for the Medically Complex Piloted by Employers CEU

By Kristof Stremikis, MPP, MPH; Clare Connors, MPH, and Emma Hoo

The Pacific Business Group on Health and Boeing have partnered to implement a care management initiative for high-need, high-cost patients. The initiative has been piloted with 700 of its employees, retirees, and dependents. The scope of the initiative and its early results are presented.

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Patient Engagement

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CDMS Spotlight

Why Monday May Not Be the Best Return-to-Work Start Date

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Case Management: Celebrating Success

Legal Update

Palliative Care: Avoiding Anti-Kickback Issues

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CARF New 2019 Technology Standards

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Lifelong Education—A Building Block to Personal and Professional Success

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