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Kaitlyn Rios

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Value-based care: Stay relevant, convenient

July 10, 2024Kaitlyn Rios

Q. Where does the biggest opportunity exist for HME suppliers to support clinical continuity of wound care in the landscape of value-based care models?   A. HME suppliers must first understand their individual customer markets and the specific wound care needs that must be met. It is also critical to understand the mission of value-based care payment models: The patient needs to be at the center of everything we do, their good outcomes and satisfaction are paramount, and that means being...

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Kaitlyn Rios

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Value-based care: Keep focus on end user

June 12, 2024Kaitlyn Rios

Q. What can HME companies do to differentiate themselves to payers in terms of supporting value-based care?  A. Remember: Value-based care is generally defined as a shift from traditional fee-for-service payment models to a provider payment system that supports quality improvement and cost-effective care to ensure successful health outcomes and experiences for patients. Various iterations of this model are already in effect in some market segments, while others are still actively updating...

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Value-based care: Be prepared and nimble

May 8, 2024Kaitlyn Rios

Q. How is the shift to value-based care payment models impacting HME companies?  A. The better question is, "How will it not?"  With clinical providers focused now more than ever on patient outcomes and satisfaction, it means they must maximize resources, they must aim to treat patients more effectively and efficiently in shorter time frames, they must work under tighter insurance reimbursement margins, and they must make every effort to reduce the overutilization of products...

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