By Healthcare Practice Leaders | April 26, 2017

5 Forces Disrupting Healthcare with or Without Washington

Move aside, Washington. These five revolutionary forces are disrupting healthcare regardless of what happens to the Affordable Care Act.

By John Riggi | April 11, 2017

FBI Warning about Cyber-Vulnerable FTP Servers

By Healthcare Practice Leaders | March 28, 2017

How Innovations and Payment Models Seek to Tie Drug Pricing to Patient Outcomes

In efforts to better tie payments to outcomes, healthcare industry stakeholders are exploring new innovations and pricing models to evaluate the cost and efficacy of drugs and establish new and better ways of tracking patient outcomes. BDO's Bill Bithoney recently sat down...

By Sal Renzo | March 22, 2017

MACRA: A Step Forward in the Transition to Value-based Care by Aligning Hospitals & Physicians

Through the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is putting clinicians on the path to value-based care in the same vein of hospitals and post-acute care providers. MACRA is a step forward in the transition...

By Healthcare Practice Leaders | March 22, 2017

Why Hospitals Should Look for Ways to Transform Their Business Models

Political uncertainty aside, it's a tough environment for hospitals. Patrick Pilch recently spoke to HFM Magazine about what hospitals should expect in the near-term - and what trends they should keep an eye on - to remain financially viable.

By Healthcare Practice Leaders | March 14, 2017

What Implications Could FASB's ASC 606 Have for Healthcare?

The new revenue recognition accounting standard, ASC Topic 606 Revenue from Contracts with Customers, takes effect for public entities in 2018, with all other companies following suit in 2019. Its goal is to scrap industry-specific accounting to give investors a more...

By Susan C. Sargent | March 09, 2017

2017 CMS Physician Fee Schedule Important Step Toward Achieving Population Health

On Nov. 2, 2016, the 2017 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Physician Fee Schedule was finalized, reflecting, among other changes, an emphasis on primary care efforts to drive enhanced care management and behavioral health integration, all with the aim of better...

By Healthcare Practice Leaders | March 07, 2017

Read the BDO Knows Healthcare Winter 2017 Newsletter

As the healthcare industry races to adjust to value-based payment models and evolve business strategies to keep pace, what emerging compliance and fraud risks do providers need to keep in mind?

By Healthcare Practice Leaders | March 02, 2017

The Best-Kept Healthcare Secret

We've seen the future of healthcare in America, and it's called PACE. The PACE (Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) integrates preventive, primary, acute, behavioral and long-term services for people at least 55 years old who are eligible for both Medicare and...

By Healthcare Practice Leaders | February 21, 2017

Part 2: BDO's Approach to Information Governance

In March 2016, we blogged about The Business Case for Information Governance in Healthcare. Prior to that, we developed a standard Information Governance framework to provide guidance to organizations around governance, data quality, security, availability, management and the...