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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.

Update on BPCI Advanced Data and Target Prices

News | Published: Thursday, June 7, 2018

For MedAxiom members who have signed on with Archway Health to submit their BPCI Advanced application, we are excited to inform you CMS has finished uploading BPCI Advanced Target Prices and aggregate spending data to the Data Portal. CMS has also begun the process of transmitting raw claims files. 

Clinician Shortage Article in CVB

News | Published: Friday, May 25, 2018

Cardiovascular Business magazine (May/June issue) features an article titled Clinician shortage ahead? Cardiology’s workforce prepares for a pair of silver tsunamis, featuring an interview with Joel Sauer, Vice President of MedAxiom Consulting and his analysis of MedAxiom’s member survey data.

Leadership and Governance Article

News | Published: Friday, May 18, 2018

MedAxiom consultants Ginger Biesbrock and Joel Sauer explain how to create an intentional, carefully designed clinical strategy that establishes expected outcomes for care and creates standards for care delivery.

CVB Magazine Covers CV Transforum Conference

News | Published: Monday, April 23, 2018

The recent CV Transforum Spring’18 conference, held in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, was attended by hundreds of MedAxiom members—physicians and administrators—and industry partners. Two of the many

Where the Money Is: New Cardiac Interventions Today Article

News | Published: Thursday, March 15, 2018

As margins decline, hospitals should look to their heart programs for financial opportunities.

By Larry Sobal, MBA, MHA, CMPE

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. 

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