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From the latest healthcare headlines to MedAxiom community news, this is the place to learn more and stay informed. Updated regularly.

2018 CMS OPPS/ASC Final Rule Overview

News | Published: Friday, November 3, 2017

MedAxiom and the Cardiology Advocacy Alliance have summarized the major provisions of the 2018 final OPPS/ASC rule that was published on November 1. The summary highlights major policy changes, including those impacting cardiology. Members get access to payment tables associated with various procedures identified by MedAxiom as most relevant for its CV community. 

pMD Advances CV Care through MedAxiom Partnership

News | Published: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Fast-growing, award-winning health care tech leader brings charge capture and information sharing innovations to nation’s top CV organizations.

For U.S. Cardiologists, Age and Income Continue to Rise

News | Published: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

MedAxiom, the nation’s leading cardiovascular health care performance community and top CV-specific consulting firm, has released its fifth annual Cardiovascular Provider Compensation & Production Survey—a highly sought-after resource for health care decision-makers. This year’s survey reveals a number of significant trends.

FY 2018 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Final Rule: CV-Specific Overview

News | Published: Monday, August 14, 2017

MedAxiom has highlighted those issues that are cardiovascular in nature and included links to a fact sheet as well as the full Final Rule. Below is a summary table of the some of the most significant changes from 2017 to 2018. It is followed by key points

Are We Really Moving to Value?

News | Published: Monday, August 14, 2017

MedAxiom’s Larry Sobal asks two very important and related questions of the CV industry in a new article in the July/August issue of Cardiac Interventions Today magazine: Are We Really Moving to Value? Or Are We Just Paying for Health Care Differently?

Cath Lab Profitability

News | Published: Monday, August 14, 2017

Ryan Graver, President of MedAxiom Ventures, served as guest editor for the Expert Advice section of Cath Lab Digest this month with his “Cath Lab Profitability” article, which focuses on the importance of and pathway to cath lab optimization.

Aligning Compensation with Quality Care

News | Published: Monday, July 17, 2017

Physician compensation expert and MedAxiom Consulting vice president, Joel Sauer, provides insight on the complexities of the value transition throughout the article:

FY 2018 Proposed QPP Rule Overview

News | Published: Monday, July 3, 2017

A summary of the major provisions of the proposed CY 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Rule (CMS-5522-P) that was published on June 20

The Ambulatory Approach: New Article

News | Published: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Cardiac Interventions Today magazine features MedAxiom's Anne Beekman answering questions about the shift in cardiology from inpatient to outpatient procedures.

EPM Update: Cardiac EPMs to Begin January 1, 2018

News | Published: Thursday, May 18, 2017

The final rule on Cardiac EPMs has been released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and includes a delay of the effective date.


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