MSO Best Practices in Action

By RaeAnn Grossman MSOs are popping up everywhere impacting clinical strategies, physician specialties, and micro-segmented populations. ACOs may need to transform into a different version of an MSO or IPA (we’ll see how this ACO application season goes). DataLink has developed an incredibly easy way to interact, onboard, support, engage,

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Solving Florida’s Population Health Management & Provider Engagement Challenges with Evoke360

By RaeAnn Grossman DataLink grew up with Florida’s Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, and Commercial value-based care partners and programs. We understand the many challenges because of the enormous competition with health plans, the noise in the marketplace, the dynamic nature of the regulations, the complexities of interoperability and connectivity, and the

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A Focus on Evoke360

By RaeAnn Grossman As we look toward the third quarter of 2019, DataLink’s Evoke360 platform and expert management team continue to collaborate with hundreds of thousands of providers and health plans to simplify shared risk strategies and encourage continued adoption and engagement in value-based care. DataLink has created extraordinary momentum

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Value-Based Care Excellence—The Results Are In

By RaeAnn Grossman A Quick Florida-based Case Study As we see varying success in ACOs and MSOs, we wanted to better understand our impact. We sat down with one of our most engaged MSO clients in Florida and noted the following impacts between years one and two.     ER

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MedPAC’s Updated View on the ACO MSSP Program

By RaeAnn Grossman The MedPAC June 2019 report is out and Chapter 6 of the report to Congress shares MedPac’s review on the MSSP program.  As always, we invite you to read the full report and share your thoughts.  Let’s all remember that in 2018 there were 561 ACOs. The

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What is Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)?

By RaeAnn Grossman Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) is a technology that verifies where and when a caregiver begins services for a client and when they clock-out. This creates a breadcrumb trail that provides the basis for billing, staff safety, and service efficiency. The need for EVV arose from some providers

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Managing Risk in Healthcare: The 4 Cs

By RaeAnn Grossman In the late 1990s, I was part of an extraordinary team that managed the percentage of premium risk for over 450,000 lives in Arizona. We did it all from credentialing to care management to claims payment. We had our physicians in aggressive incentive programs which offered engagement

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