Building a truly exceptional value-based care organization isn’t easy. That’s why Dr. Tom Davis publishes Value-Based Transformations, a weekly newsletter aimed at making your organization more profitable and efficient. Tom’s high-value insights, expert advice, and powerful ideas will help you deliver better care for less money. Take a look at Tom’s most recent newsletter below:


2018

October
Too Many Patients: The Greatest Barrier to Success
What’s the best telemedicine service for your value-based healthcare plan?
So much value, freely shared.
Medicare Advantage continues to generate explosive growth.
More is not better. Want to know why?

September
Now is your time to grab a share of the revenue from Medicare Advantage
Here’s the secrets to a high-performing Medicare Advantage program.
In a value-based world, hospitals are a center of cost, not profit.
“Carve Ins” are the latest threat to your Medicare Advantage performance.

August
The March Towards Accepting “Downside Risk”
Nursing homes are getting into the risk-coding business.
Telemedicine is a threat, not an opportunity.
One flat fee. Minimal documentation. Read More.

July
There is a huge new opportunity – Will you take advantage of it?
Advance Practice Nurses
The leaders of the medical profession are clueless about how to succeed at Medicare Advantage
Kickbacks will absolutely kill your performance

June
Medicare Advantage: Leveraging Your Patient Relationships
Kickbacks will absolutely kill your performance.
The Medicare Advantage payment system – It rewards your innovation.
The 2018 Medicare Handbook is out!

May
CMS is making decisions with profound implications. What does this mean?
Another Service for No Compensation?
What do patients on dialysis mean for you? Opportunities are opening up for those who choose to innovate.
Beware of carve-in: Hospice
I know how you feel. I’ve been there.

April
Relaxing of tele-health rules? What does this mean to us?
Your revenue is at risk
Flexibility in Uniformity
Underserved Areas: A Key Strategy in Medicare Advantage

March
Puerto Rico is showing us how it’s done…
Good for recruitment, better for retention, mandatory for your survival.
Happy Birthday—And Thank You
Provider Directories Getting Worse

February
Generalizing the Medicare Advantage Experience
“Five Star” Ratings Now Worth Less
Lessons From the 2019 Draft Advanced Notice
Underserved Populations a Winner

January
New Competition Enters the Healthcare Space
Work Requirements Won’t Save the Day
Risk Code Revamp
The Mystery of the Questionable Hospice Sale—Solved!!!!

2017

December
Shared-Risk Compensation Survey
Uber Cuts Your Costs
Insurer-Owned Primary Care Practices
RiskCoin?

November
Peak Risk Coding?
Tele-Medicine
Hard Lessons From Medi-Cal
New Medicare Advantage Benefits

October
Qui Tam Dismissals
“Age-Ins” and Social Media
Enforcement Tempo Picking Up
Special Needs Plans

September
Puerto Rico’s Unique Opportunity
Medigap, 2019 and You
Managed Care Medicaid Provides A Glimpse Into Your Future
Reflections on Payment Shifting

August
Taking Stock
What Medicare Advantage Can Learn From Direct Patient Care
Whistleblowing Is Your Biggest Compliance Threat
Urgent Care
New Narrow Network Compliance Rules Proposed

July
VA Improvements Put You at Risk
Predicting the Future
Canary in the Coal Mine
How to Put Out a Dumpster Fire

June
Hospice Works, Don’t Screw It Up
A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Gone
Accuracy is Your Edge
The New York Times, the “Velvet Rope”, and You

May
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April
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