MSSP 2014 Results Analysis: Learning from the Winners, Losers & Savers

by Dr. Randall Williams, MD CMS reported the results of the 2014 performance year for its MSSP program during the summer recess, with little fanfare or media critique. By publishing an organization-by-organization dataset, CMS has given us the opportunity to crowdsource the analysis. The basic facts CMS released the 2014 financial and quality data for 333 MSSP ACOs. These organizations were …

Dr. Randall Williams, MDMSSP 2014 Results Analysis: Learning from the Winners, Losers & Savers

Succeeding with value-based care: lessons from the CMS Physician Group Practice Demonstration

by Dr. Randall Williams, MD In 2005, we at Pharos Innovations were presented with a unique opportunity: Park Nicollet Health System (now part of HealthPartners) asked for our help. As one of the 10 CMS Physician Group Practice Demonstration organizations, they had a goal to achieve shared savings through improving the coordination of care for their assigned beneficiaries living with …

Dr. Randall Williams, MDSucceeding with value-based care: lessons from the CMS Physician Group Practice Demonstration
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Value based care: what we can learn from those who succeeded (and failed) in Year 1 of the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

by Dr. Randall Williams, MD “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” — Albert Einstein If you want to lead your organization to success with value based care, I’d like to help you avoid the mistake of committing organizational insanity. As I’ve written before, all value based contracting will require …

Dr. Randall Williams, MDValue based care: what we can learn from those who succeeded (and failed) in Year 1 of the Medicare Shared Savings Program.