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 to value-based provider reimbursement.


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

Weve seen the future of healthcare in America, and its 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 Medicaid.


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...


By Healthcare Practice Leaders | February 17, 2017

Hospitals: Managing Employee Health Costs Can Help Prepare for Value-based Care

Many provider organizations in the U.S. are unprepared to take on risk, especially when it comes to entering value-based care contracts or partnering with other healthcare organizations on population health strategies. According to recent research conducted by Numerof...


By Healthcare Practice Leaders | February 14, 2017

Looking Back to Look Ahead: NYS DSRIP

The New Year has meant a lot of uncertainty for healthcare providers nationally, as the country transitions to a new administration and prepares for further reform of the healthcare system. For New York State (NYS) Medicaid providers, this uncertainty has been the reality...


By Healthcare Practice Leaders | February 10, 2017

Healthcare Reform: Insights from Inside the Beltway

We recently hosted a breakfast panel, Healthcare Reform: Insights from Inside the Beltway, during the 2017 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, featuring our senior fellow, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, and Dave Tamasi of Rasky Baerlein, along with BDOs Dr. David Friend and Patrick Pilch....


By Healthcare Practice Leaders | February 01, 2017

Coming Soon: HITRUST Threat Catalogue to Comprehensively Address Risks to PHI

From repeal and replace to blocked mega-mergers, almost nothing about the healthcare industry in 2017 is guaranteed. But there is one thing you can count onthe cyber threats healthcare organizations dealt with in 2016 are here to stay. In fact, we believe they are going to get...