Three Strategies for Aligning With Physicians in a Value-Based World

Three Strategies for Aligning With Physicians in a Value-Based World Written by: Jen Johnson and Alexandra Higgins hfm Magazine Quality and efficiency have become paramount in health care as organizations move toward value-based payment models. Because physicians are integral to the provision of care, alignment strategies between health systems and physicians are evolving rapidly. Prior.. read more →

Hospital-Physician Pay-for-Performance Arrangements

Hospital-Physician Pay-for-Performance Arrangements Presented by: Alexandra Higgins Director, Alexandra Higgins presented on “Hospital-Physician Pay-for-Performance Arrangements” at the Physician Hospitals of America Executive Summit on October 12, 2017. Click here to see the full presentation. read more →

Latest & Greatest in Hospital Pay-for-Performance

Latest & Greatest in Hospital Pay-for-Performance Presented by: Alexandra Higgins and Nicole Montanaro Director, Alexandra Higgins and Manager, Nicole Montanaro presented on “Latest & Greatest in Hospital Pay-for-Performance” at the Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting 2017. read more →

Hospital Joint Venture Trends and Post-Transaction Compensation Considerations

Presentation by Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV and Alexandra Higgins Becker’s Hospital Review 7th Annual Meeting Hospital fair market value experts, Colin McDermott and Alexandra Higgins, discussed Hospital Joint Venture Trends and Post-Transaction Compensation Considerations at the Becker’s Hospital Meeting in Chicago. In this presentation they provided an overview of joint venture trends, post-transaction contractual agreements,.. read more →

Maintaining Compliance While Compensating Physicians for Quality and Cost Savings

Presentation with Alexandra Higgins HFMA National Payment Innovation Summit, February 10, 2016 Alexandra Higgins co-presented with Hall Render’s Joseph N. Wolfe on Maintaining Compliance while Compensating Physicians for Quality and Cost Savings at HFMA’s National Payment Innovation Summit. This presentation covered recent trends in pay for performance arrangements, regulatory guidance associated with paying physicians for.. read more →

OIG Opinion 15-10: Fair Market Value Implications for Related-Party Services Agreements

OIG Opinion 15-10: Fair Market Value Implications for Related-Party Services Agreements By Alexandra Higgins Becker’s Hospital Review, July 31, 2015 The Officer of the Inspector General (OIG) issued Advisory Opinion No. 15-10 as a result of a health system and an associated psychiatric hospital seeking an advisory opinion for a non-clinical personnel lease and a.. read more →

Co-Management Models: Trends & Issues

Co-Management Models: Trends & Issues Panel Discussion with Alexandra Higgins Becker’s ASC 21st Annual Meeting, October 23, 2014 read more →

Evaluating the Fair Market Value of Pay-for-Performance

Evaluating the Fair Market Value of Pay-for-Performance By Jen Johnson, CFA and Alexandra Higgins HFM Magazine, April 1, 2014 A critical test for determining whether a pay-for-performance arrangement is effective and can pass regulatory scrutiny is to assess and document the fair market value of the arrangement. There has been a surge in new physician.. read more →

Is HOPD and Co Management Right for Your Center?

Presentation by Alexandra Higgins, Manager, VMG Health; “Is HOPD and Co Management Right for Your Center?”. Becker’s 20th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference, October 24, 2013 read more →

Radiology Alignment: Common Structures and the Value of Radiologists’ Services

Radiology Alignment: Common Structures and the Value of Radiologists’ Services By Jonathan Helm, CVA and Alexandra Higgins ImagingBiz, April 12, 2013 read more →