Independent Primary Care Blog

What is the MIPS-APM track?

By Sam Peirce

As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) moves toward a value-based payment plan, many independent physicians are growing concerned about their practices’ financial risks. ...

July 17th, 2017

Marketing trends for independent physicians

By Roy Steiner

Marketing can be effective for independent physicians. As an independent primary care physician, you certainly want to focus on patient care without being concerned about promoting your ...

July 13th, 2017

Care coordination and value-based care

By Aviel Ettin

Now that healthcare has shifted to value-based care and reimbursement, the importance of care coordination has been elevated. How are these two concepts related? Value-based care focuses on ...

July 11th, 2017

The growth of ACOs and APMs in 2017

By Nick Dealtry

Quality care is the focus of accountable care organizations (ACOs), groups of physicians who voluntarily join together to more effectively coordinate care for their Medicare patients. ...

July 11th, 2017