Case Study: Extending staff to post-acute care partners

How Summit Medical Group reduced post-acute care costs

MedPac estimates that a full 73% of spending variation between Medicare patients comes from post-acute care. By partnering with and directing patients to high-quality, low-cost post-acute care facilities, providers can lower this variation and increase patient satisfaction.

By placing its staff at post-acute facilities to follow up with patients—and communicating this presence to patients—Summit Medical Group was able to successfully lower costs.

This is a preview of restricted content.

Full access to this content is reserved for Physician Practice Roundtable members. Log in now or learn more about Physician Practice Roundtable.

Next, Check Out

Building partnerships with post-acute providers

More

Join the discussion

Please log in to comment.
Close

Forgot your password?


Not an Advisory Board Member? Click here to register

Close

Members please Log In

LOG IN

Forgot your password?


Not an Advisory Board Member? Click here to register