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 →

The Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Initiative: The Latest in Primary Care Compensation and Upcoming Fair Market Value Challenges

By Jen Johnson, CFA and Mary Fan, CVA The CPC+ Initiative In April of 2016, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative. It’s the largest investment in primary care transformation to date as part of the shift towards value-based reimbursement (VBR). This reform program is an.. read more →

Practical Advice on Physician Compensation: Achieving Compliance and Fair Market Value

Presentation with Jen Johnson, CFA 28th Annual University of Texas Health Law Conference, April 21, 2016 Managing Director Jen Johnson, CFA collaborated with Kevin Reed of Reed, Claymon, Meeker & Hargett, PLLC and Gary Kay Ruff of Tenet Healthcare Corporation at the University of Texas 28th Annual Health Law Conference to present on physician compensation issues.. read more →

Ensuring Fair Market Value in a Pay for Performance World

Focus Group Luncheon by Jen Johnson, CFA ABA Health Law 17th Annual Conference on Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law, March 4, 2016 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 →

Recent Regulatory Guidelines for Co-Management/P4P Arrangements and Tips for Compliance

Panel Discussion with Jen Johnson, CFA 13th Annual Washington Health Law Summit, May 28, 2015 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 →

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 →

Co-Management Agreements, Compensation & Compliance

Co-Management Agreements, Compensation & Compliance By Jen Johnson, CFA American Bar Association Health Law Section, June 2011 read more →

What Can Surgery Center Physicians be Paid for Co-Management

What Can Surgery Center Physicians be Paid for Co-Management Q&A with Jen Johnson, CFA By Rob Kurtz Becker’s ASC Review, April 06, 2011 read more →