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Summary: 2017 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System updates and policy changes

News | Published: Monday, November 7, 2016

A summary of the OPPS and ASC Payment System updates and key policy changes that go into effect January 1, 2017.


Disease-Based Programs as Solutions to Population Health: New Article by MedAxiom Consultants

News | Published: Monday, October 24, 2016

Anne Beekman and Ginger Biesbrock write on creating well-designed and fiscally sound programs for purposeful growth for latest issue of Cardiac Interventions Today magazine.


New MedAxiom Report Shows Cardiovascular Provider Compensation and Production Increasing

News | Published: Thursday, September 29, 2016

Surprising trends emerge in comprehensive health care industry survey; shift from volume to value moves forward


October 1 Deadline: No More Unlisted Codes

News | Published: Thursday, September 29, 2016

Be Ready with these ICD-10 Quick Tips


Cath Lab Optimization Improving Margins and Market Competitiveness in the Procedural Space

News | Published: Friday, September 16, 2016

September Cath Lab Digest Article by Anne Beekman Focuses on Same-Day Discharge, Bundled Payment Models and Radial Programs The new issue of Cath Lab Digest magazine features an article by MedAxiom’s

Save the Date: CV Transforum Spring'17

News | Published: Monday, August 29, 2016

The CV Transforum Spring'17 Conference will be held April 18-20, 2017 at the Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island, FL.


The Importance of Creating a Care Team

News | Published: Monday, August 22, 2016

With a focus on value-based health care, MedAxiom’s consultants are helping articulate and implement the benefits of care teams to CV programs across the country. 


How CMS Final Rule for Fiscal Year 2017 IPPS Impacts Your Business

News | Published: Wednesday, August 10, 2016

On August 2, CMS published the Final Rule for Fiscal Year 2017 IPPS for hospital reimbursement; this rule outlined inpatient payment rates for hospital services beginning October 1, 2016. The rule also included a number of key policies that will impact hospital services in the coming year. To keep you up-to-date on this important development, we provide a summary of the key policy changes as well as an analysis of policy impact on cardiovascular services.


Leading Provider of Digital Education Solutions Named as Corporate Partner

News | Published: Wednesday, August 10, 2016

ContextMedia:Health’s educational tools help optimize patient experience and engagement during an office visit, leading to clinical practice improvements that pave the way for health care’s merit-based pay and value-based environment.


Top 10 Concerns of CV Leaders

News | Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A recent MedAxiom survey of top CV health care leaders from across the country identified their most pressing concerns. We list the Top 10 below and offer a variety of resources to help the MedAxiom community navigate its way through these challenges.