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Itís Official: Cardiac Bundles and ACO Final Rule Announced

News | Published: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Yesterday the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized new Innovation Center models that continue to shift Medicare payments from rewarding volume to rewarding value by creating strong incentives for hospitals to deliver better care to patients at a lower cost. These models will reward hospitals that work together with physicians and other providers to avoid complications, prevent hospital readmissions, and speed recovery.


Is a Repeal of the ACA in Our Future?

News | Published: Friday, November 11, 2016

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump vowed to eliminate the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its entirety. Now, just days after the election, what do we really know and what can we anticipate? Marshall Brachman, lobbyist for the Cardiology Advocacy Alliance (CAA), offers his insights.


Summary: 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS)

News | Published: Friday, November 11, 2016

A summary of the The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule key policy changes impacting cardiology.


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.