Whitepaper | Home Based Primary Care: Key Themes and Sector Developments
In recent years, innovative care models have emerged that are bringing back house call providers. Multiple factors including the rapid aging of America, emergence of value-based care models, and new government payment initiatives are leading to a favorable environment for the expansion of Home Based Primary Care (HBPC). Additionally, COVID-19, which led to significant loosening of regulations around telehealth and the increased ability of providers to see patients outside their offices, will likely be a major impetus for regulation aiding house call providers.
This paper begins by addressing the market demand characteristics creating the need for (HBPC). Following this discussion of market drivers, we examine the successes and use cases of HBPC to date. Finally, we look at some of the key payment initiatives, from increased reimbursement potential under Medicare’s Fee for Service codes to recent demonstration projects such as Primary Care First. HBPC operators have pursued unique paths to profitability, with most recognizing the longer-term future is within value-based arrangements to create alignment among key constituents and garner additional financial upside through improved care.
Webinar Recording | Three Different Perspectives on Navigating Radiology's Recovery Curve from COVID
On Thursday, April 23, Ziegler, along with Aligned Imaging, hosted a webinar for radiology professionals. We discussed the unprecedented strain on our healthcare system from COVID and the resulting impact to our economy. We then presented some of the critical decisions independent radiology group leaders should be making today to ensure that you able quickly ramp up the recovery curve when your local market is ready.
Andrew Colbert will be speaking at the Internet Of Health Business Conference on Tuesday, October 31 at 1:30 p.m.
Digital Health Innovation Den: Startup Technology Brainstorm Session. Be inspired by a series of startup elevator pitches that will keep you at the forefront of IoT innovations impacting healthcare. These inspirational presentations will be evaluated by VC firms specialized in health innovation investments.