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Why Scope of Practice is Important to Nurse Practitioners 

Why Scope of Practice is Important to Nurse Practitioners 

The nurse practitioner scope of practice in your state determines the limits of your medical license and sets boundaries to the care you’re empowered to deliver, crucial information for a new nurse practitioner independent practice.   While you may have...

Value-Based Care Vs. Fee-For-Service: What Is The Difference?

Value-Based Care Vs. Fee-For-Service: What Is The Difference?

Value-based care had already been emphasized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for two years by 2010 when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) codified reimbursement for value, or quality, instead of fee-for-service, or quantity, of care.   Value-based...

What Is A Direct Contracting Entity (DCE) | Infographic

What Is A Direct Contracting Entity (DCE) | Infographic

Today we answer what a direct contracting entity is in the below infographic. As healthcare continues to undergo an industry-wide shift toward value-based care (VBC), one new VBC model is poised to have a significant impact: Direct Contracting Entities, or DCEs for...

Starting a Behavioral Health Practice: What You Need To Consider

Starting a Behavioral Health Practice: What You Need To Consider

The growing demand for behavioral health services is opening opportunities for providers to bridge gaps in service by starting a behavioral health practice Specifically, there is a move toward whole-person care that recognizes the need for a collaborative relationship...

What Is a Direct Contracting Entity and Why Is It Important?

What Is a Direct Contracting Entity and Why Is It Important?

As healthcare continues to undergo an industry-wide shift away from fee-for-service toward value-based care, payers, providers, and patients alike find themselves with more care options than ever before. During this ongoing realignment of the healthcare marketplace, a...

What Is Collaborative Care and Why is It Beneficial? Infographic

What Is Collaborative Care and Why is It Beneficial? Infographic

Collaborative care is a new kind of care model which aims to increase cooperation between a patient’s multiple care providers. The benefits of this new care model are numerous:  Improved care quality.   When a patient’s care providers communicate more effectively, the...

Collaborative Care Models: Everything You Need to Know

Collaborative Care Models: Everything You Need to Know

Collaborative care models are in the healthcare spotlight these days. Although the terms collaborative care and integrated care can vary in meaning, they are often used interchangeably. The purpose of this model of care is to bring behavioral health and primary care...

How to Use Financial Data to Mitigate Risk in Private Equity Investments

How to Use Financial Data to Mitigate Risk in Private Equity Investments

Once a largely fragmented sector, healthcare has seen a shift toward consolidation in recent years – coinciding with an increased private equity presence in the space. With any private equity investment, however, risk management is a key aspect of any successful...