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This page will be regularly updated with EPM resources including presentations, webinars, articles, and more.

 



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Webinar Series RecordingsEPM Webinar Series
Webinar #1: EPM and Cardiac Rehabilitation Final Rule – What's in it for You?
A comprehensive overview of the EPM and CR final rule – and how you can benefit from it whether in a chosen MSA or not.

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Webinar #2: EPM Final Rule + Legal Overview
A detailed summary and overview of the final rule with a deep dive into the legal components.

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Webinar #3: EPM Financial + Clinical Deep Dive
An analysis of sample CMS data to look at costs of episodes and the breakdown, showing benchmarking and areas of opportunity. Insights on how to look at your clinical programing to better understand opportunities related to throughput, transitions, alignment and care coordination.

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Webinar #4: EPM Infrastructure/Alignment Needs + Coding/Documentation Requirements
Deep dive into the documentation requirements and infrastructure needs related to the rule.

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Episode Payment Models & Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment: Final Rule Overview pisode Payment Models & Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment: Final Rule Overview This 13-page document is the result of detailed analysis of the 1,600+ page rule; the goal is to provide an understandable summary to guide you through the complexities of this rule, and help you learn how to benefit from it whether in a chosen MSA or not.

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CV Transforum Fall'16: Bundled Payment Initiative CV Transforum Fall'16: Bundled Payment Initiative In this presentation, Sentara Healthcare shares tactical guidance for developing a comprehensive bundled payment model for Heart Failure that delivers optimal patient outcomes and achieves cost efficiencies including: reduction in LOS, reduction in cost; management of the post-acute phase using targeted pathways; and effective application of heart failure navigators to attain 90-day readmission rates.

PANEL:
Audrey Douglas-Cooke, MS RN,
Vice President, Patient Care Services, Sentara Heart Hospital; Norfolk, VA
Thomas Klevan, MD, Medical Director of the Cardiac Service Line Sentara Healthcare; Norfolk, VA


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CV Bundled Solutions Suite™:
A Proprietary EPM Management Program for Cardiovascular Care Specialists CV Bundled Solutions Suite
The MedAxiom & Archway Health CV Bundled Solutions Suite™ is intended to make design and implementation of bundled payment programs as simple as possible for heart programs. The team combines the expertise of CV consultants, proven healthcare operators, big data analysts, and technology entrepreneurs. The Archway platform currently powers the bundled payment programs for more than 100 providers with over $100 million in annual revenue.

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Bundled Payments: Tips for Success Bundled Payments: Tips for Success Have you taken the opportunity to understand what this Episode Reimbursement Model will mean to your organization? Learn the specifics of the proposed model and what you need to be looking at within your organization to understand if you will be successful.

SPEAKERS:
Audrey Douglas-Cooke, MS RN,
Vice President, Patient Care Services, Sentara Heart Hospital; Norfolk, VA
Thomas Klevan, MD, Medical Director of the Cardiac Service Line Sentara Healthcare; Norfolk, VA


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 General Information

  CMS proposes changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model, cancellation of the mandatory Episode Payment Models and Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive payment model
8/15/2017

  Summary: The relationship between the cardiac-related EPMs and the BPCI Program or the Medicare Shared Savings Program
3/14/2017

  EPM Infrastructure/Alignment Needs + Coding/Documentation Requirements
2/28/2017

  EPM Financial + Clinical Deep Dive
2/21/2017

  CMS Update: EPMs Will Not Be Delayed
2/15/2017

  HHS rule delay does not slow launch of bundled-payment models
2/15/2017

  CMS Issues Rule Delaying Effective Date for Cardiac EPMs
2/15/2017

  EPM Final Rule + Legal Overview
2/8/2017

  Trump Administration Memorandum: Regulatory Freeze Pending Review
1/19/2017

  EPM and Cardiac Rehabilitation Final Rule: What's in it for You?
1/19/2017

  Episode Payment Models and Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment; Final Rule Overview
1/16/2017

  Permitted Financial Arrangements Between Participant Hospitals and Physician Group Practices Under the New Cardiac-Related Episode Payment Models
Hall Render | 1/15/2017

  Cardiac Bundles — What Are the Implications?
Cath Lab Digest | 1/2/2017

  Bundled Payments: Keys to Success
Ginger Biesbrock | Heart to Heart Interview | 04/2016

  Bundled Payment Tips for Success
Audrey Douglas-Cooke and Dr. Thomas Klevan | Heart to Heart Interview | 10/29/2016

  Blog Post: Your New Dilemma: Prepare for current CMS policies or wait to see if they change?
Larry Sobal | 12/29/2016