Minding the Gaps: How Health Plans Can Improve Value-Based Care Execution

Posted by Shreya Raghuraman on Wed, Jul 10, 2019


Peter Manoogian co-wrote this blog post with Shreya Raghuraman.

This is the third blog in a three-part series on value-based reimbursement programs.

To close our series on provider experiences in value-based reimbursements, we are shifting focus to the enablers that support providers in value-based care programs.


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How Health Plans Can Keep Members on Board in a Post-Safe Harbor World

Posted by Shreya Raghuraman on Wed, May 15, 2019

Peter Manoogian and Josh Lacey co-authored this blog post with Shreya Raghuraman.

The Department of Health and Human Services’ proposal to eliminate safe-harbor protection for drug discounts has prompted a fierce debate about how the healthcare value chain will weather a new world in which drug rebates are distributed at the point of sale. Now that the proposal’s comment period has closed, we’re left waiting with bated breath for the final ruling. As health plan leaders prepare for a potentially major transition, a key question arises: What should organizations do now to avoid unintended consequences to the member experience?


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Five Takeaways From the RISE Medicare Stars Master Class

Posted by Shreya Raghuraman on Thu, Jan 10, 2019

Peter Manoogian and Naoko Nishitani co-wrote this article with Shreya Raghuraman.

Since 2010, Medicare Advantage enrollment has grown 71%, according to a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation. As the eligible population continues to age-in, health plans have a tremendous opportunity to deliver quality care at more scalable costs than traditional fee-for-service Medicare. 


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