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BPCI Advanced—the Next Generation of Bundled Payments—Announced by CMS

News | Published: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

CMS has officially announced Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced, a new voluntary bundled-payment model that will be considered an advanced alternative payment model under MACRA. You can learn

First Cardiology ACO Launched

News | Published: Friday, December 22, 2017

We are pleased and proud to share that a MedAxiom member and corporate partner have successfully collaborated on the launch of the first cardiology-specific accountable care organization. Cardiology Associates

Jacob Turmell Joins MedAxiom Consulting

News | Published: Tuesday, December 19, 2017

We are very pleased to announce that Jacob Turmell, DNP, RN, NP-C, ACNS-BC, CCRN-CMC, has joined MedAxiom Consulting as Vice President.


CY 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Final Rule Overview

News | Published: Monday, November 20, 2017

MedAxiom and the Cardiology Advocacy Alliance have prepared an exclusive summary report of the major provisions of the final CY 2018 QPP Rule (CMS-5522-FC) that was published on November 9. Our summary focuses on the highlights of the rule with an emphasis on cardiology.


2018 CMS Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Final Rule Overview

News | Published: Friday, November 10, 2017

MedAxiom and the Cardiology Advocacy Alliance have summarized the major provisions of the 2018 final PFS rule that was published on November 2. The summary highlights major policy changes, focusing on those impacting cardiology. Members get access to payment tables associated with various procedures identified by MedAxiom as most relevant for its CV community. 


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?