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The Need For Alternative Payment Models

The relative success of PCP capitation, and the failure (lack of market uptake) of episode based payment for me points to an opportunity. Nascate has developed a powerful Attribution Engine that develops insights into existing member/patient to provider relationships and can be used to support accountability and payment. These relationships insights are based on behavior

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FFS Structure in the Future

This has always been a poorly implemented distortion within the existing FFS structure. It helped inflate practice values for acquiring hospitals, confused countless patients in terms of co pays … and sown overall disruption on fairness and continuity. Now it appears to be on the cusp of being rolled back for Medicare FFS.What will be

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Our Commitment to Improvement

Commitment to improving care needs to be matched by ongoing efforts to understand the results of our efforts and continued redeployment of resource investments to scale what works. Nascate is focused on both providing insights, and working with partners to scale what works. Unfortunately improving care delivery – requires ongoing management and portfolio adjustment. This is a

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The Need For Alternative Payment Models

The relative success of PCP capitation, and the failure (lack of market uptake) of episode based payment for me points to an opportunity. Nascate has developed a powerful Attribution Engine that develops insights into existing member/patient to provider relationships and can be used to support accountability and payment. These relationships insights are based on behavior

Notes from our CEO

FFS Structure in the Future

This has always been a poorly implemented distortion within the existing FFS structure. It helped inflate practice values for acquiring hospitals, confused countless patients in terms of co pays … and sown overall disruption on fairness and continuity. Now it appears to be on the cusp of being rolled back for Medicare FFS.What will be

Notes from our CEO

Our Commitment to Improvement

Commitment to improving care needs to be matched by ongoing efforts to understand the results of our efforts and continued redeployment of resource investments to scale what works. Nascate is focused on both providing insights, and working with partners to scale what works. Unfortunately improving care delivery – requires ongoing management and portfolio adjustment. This is a

Notes from our CEO

Defining Success

I thought this is a useful quick read. The idea of defining the outcomes being solved for via a framework is a good place to start. Nascate has been focused for the last few years on segmenting and targeting patients/members to improve the likelihood of “success”. But success needs to be defined by predetermined outcome definitions

Notes from our CEO

Telemedicine

This is a very realistic vision for telemedicine. It will be a very useful advance in care delivery … but it is not an attractive investment.  The key point made — Medicare will reimburse telemedicine visits the same as in-office visits (a massive change), more providers will provide telemedicine WITHIN their own practices. Counterintuitively, this

Notes from our CEO

Data Analysis:

Nascate's Early Action Capabilities

Though it’s a fun ribbing often heard between men and women- the data supports the anecdotes. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the number one reason men avoid going to the doc is that they “only go if they are extremely sick”.As we transition from “sickness” to “wellness” in healthcare, finding these types

Data Analysis

The Capabilities of Nascate

Almost 33% of millennials don’t have a primary care provider. This is just half of the 67% that only see a doctor in urgent situations. We know the impact this has on a person’s health, and on the health of the economy. We not only identify those who have financial liabilities, but can match them

Data Analysis

A Look at ROI

Check out the ROI on “connecting” consumers to the right primary care providers. Organizations only need 15% engagement to capture millions in savings!Chrissie Classen is our Education Lead and Head of Content Creation. She has extensive experience including roles at Treo Solutions/3M HIS, Autotask Corporation, and Datto, Inc. Her incredible work has been incorporated in

Data Analysis

The Benefits with Nascate's Algorithms

Traditional predictive algorithm used in population health management can be incredibly biased. At Nascate, organizations can leverage our proprietary algorithms and metrics to sidestep the inherent bias. The result? Risk prediction that is more accurate, better identification of who will benefit most from care management programs, increased savings, higher retention rates, and more.

Data Analysis

Smart Growth in the Medicare Advantage World

Risk. Opportunity. Competition. Market Share…Smart growth in the Medicare Advantage world means effectively managing and measuring what matters is necessary . Check out this video to see how our Medicare Explorer Module(TM) makes a difference.

Data Analysis

Value-Based Care:

The Nascate Transition to Value Based Care

There’s no way to avoid transitioning to value-based care, but there are ways to make it easier. At Nascate, we have the tools and expertise to make the transition smoother and more effective. Check out this article on other best practices to enhance value-based care.

Value-Based Care

Best Practices in Value Based Care

There’s no way to avoid transitioning to value-based care, but there are ways to make it easier. At Nascate, we have the tools and expertise to make the transition smoother and more effective. Check out this article on other best practices to enhance value-based care. Chrissie Classen is our Education Lead and Head of Content Creation.

Value-Based Care

Smart Growth in the Medicare Advantage World

Risk. Opportunity. Competition. Market Share…Smart growth in the Medicare Advantage world means effectively managing and measuring what matters is necessary . Check out this video to see how our Medicare Explorer Module(TM) makes a difference.

Data Analysis

Importance of Attribution

MedPAC’s recent report to Congress examines a variety of Medicare payment system issues, including analysis that brings to light the unintended consequences of assignment, and the “problematic connection between changes in beneficiaries’ ACO assignment and changes in spending”. At Nascate, we’ve been talking about the importance of attribution for some time. Our advanced data models

Data Analysis

Managing Beneficiaries

ACOs need to manage the unknown risk of beneficiaries. Nascate can help you pinpoint who you want attributed to you by predicting who will match well with your providers, which beneficiaries are at risk of leaving, which providers are impacting the folks you’re attracting, and much more. A recent study by Harvard Medical School found that primary care doctors have more “sticking power” than specialists,

Data Analysis