7 Things You Need to Know About PACE Programs

PACE

 1. What is it? Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (“PACE”) provides comprehensive healthcare services for the frail and elderly. PACE serves as an alternative opportunity to allow the elderly to remain in their communities, rather than going to a nursing home or similar facility.  2. What care is provided? PACE completely covers all the participants’… Read More

Joint Venturing Your Behavioral Health Service Line? Insights and Valuation Considerations

Behavioral Health Service Market Overview The behavioral health industry has historically been a fragmented market comprised mainly of independent freestanding operators, state institutions and acute care hospital departments. Current estimates by the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration indicate that approximately 64.2% of behavioral health facilities are privately owned and operated as non‐profits,… Read More

Bundled Payment Program Expansion Delayed 3 Months by CMS

Bundled Payment Program Expansion

On Tuesday March 21, 2017, the Federal Register will publish an interim final rule delaying the effective dates of a final rule regarding bundled payment programs published January 3, 2017 titled “Medicare Program; Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models; Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model”,… Read More