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Vol. 24, No. 5,October/November 2018
Care Transitions for Cardiopulmonary Patients with Hospital Value-Based Purchasing
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
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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