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Providers weigh CMS special status details as MACRA reporting draws closer

August 21, 2017 | Healthcare Finance News
There are five categories of special statuses and there's a lot of nuance there, but essentially the special statuses are about what the ultimate requirements are going to be for you when you participate in MIPS, said Advisory Board’s Ye Hoffman. Calculations that determine whether you are a special status clinician are based on Medicare Part B claims data, Beth Jones Sanborn writes.

Every health executive now needs an Amazon strategy

August 14, 2017 | CNBC
The specialty drug market is where Amazon is likely to play first, according to Tom Cassels, a partner at Advisory Board Consulting. That would pit Amazon most directly against Express Scripts, Walgreens and CVS in selling medications for serious and complex conditions like multiple sclerosis, cancer and hemophilia. A partnership route is still a possibility, said Cassels, who has closely tracked Amazon's move into health care. "Picking a winner in specialty pharmacy and partnering with them could make more sense," he told Christina Farr.

70+ population health management companies to know in 2017

August 3, 2017 | Becker's Hospital Review
Advisory Board is a best practices firm combining research, technology and consultation to improve performance. The firm offers a population health services solution designed to help healthcare organizations transition to value-based care and deliver population health, Laura Dyrda notes.

Civility in health care

July 28, 2017 | Health Professional Radio
Sylvia Morris, MD, an Atlanta based internist, a Senior Medical Director on the Revenue Cycle Solutions team at Advisory Board and a contributor for the US News & World Report’s Medical School Admissions’ blog, discusses the importance of civility in health care.

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Optum and The Advisory Board Company's Health Care Business to Combine

August 29, 2017
Optum and The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO), announced today that The Advisory Board Company’s health care business will join Optum.

The Advisory Board Company Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

August 8, 2017
The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO), a leading provider of research, technology, and consulting to health care organizations and educational institutions, today announced financial results for the second quarter and six‐month period ended June 30, 2017.

The Advisory Board Company to Report Second Quarter Financial Results After Market Close on August 8, 2017

July 26, 2017
The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) plans to report financial results for its second quarter and six-month period ended June 30, 2017 after the market closes on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

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