A Focus on Evoke360

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 by gaining over

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MedPAC’s Updated View on the ACO MSSP Program

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 goal of ACOs

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What is Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)?

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 inflating their time

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Managing Risk in Healthcare: The 4 Cs

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 and care plan

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Medicare Advantage Bids are Nearly Completed: What are your vendor’s results telling you?

What is going on at DataLink during Medicare Advantage bid season? Our Evoke360 platform integrates total costs, quality, risk adjustment, and provider network metrics, in addition to tracking value-based transformation. Evoke360 shows the wellness of the population, the engagement of the provider community, and the financial performance of the communities,

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