CMS Unveils Finalized Stark Rule for Value-Based Care

Last week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued regulations to eliminate some hurdles under the "Stark" Physician Self-Referral law to the introduction of physician fee agreements using value-based payment arrangements. The updated rules are the first significant revisions in two years to the regulations and the first effort by CMS to amend

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Value-Based Care Gamble Yields Positive Results

With the domestic health insurer earning $600 million+ in additional revenue, leading to a third-quarter profit of $1.3 billion, Humana is enjoying the benefits of its decision to bet on value-based primary care. The venture of Humana into improved primary care comes during a time when healthcare costs are rising, and insurers are looking for

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