It’s hardly news that many skilled care operators are now struggling. The rehab-switcheroo windfall has apparently played itself out at many properties. Meanwhile, occupancy levels generally remain stagnant or worse, despite an uptick in supply. Two new reports further reveal the hazardous driving conditions. First, came an update from Irving Levin Associates indicating that on…
More than three-quarters of Medicaid beneficiaries will be enrolled in a managed care plan as of 2016, according to an Avalere Health analysis released Thursday. The numbers reveal that managed care growth is especially strong in states that are expanding Medicaid.
Robert Carter has been named senior vice president at Avalere. He will lead the Financial Services advisory practice group, which supports hedge funds and private equity by evaluating and identifying business risk and opportunities.
One area where many SNFs have room to improve is medication management. Optimizing medication management services during care transitions will position SNFs as high-value partners in the preferred referral networks of hospitals and health systems.
In the rapidly changing healthcare delivery system, SNFs will need to implement strategies to integrate physicians to retain their market share and be competitive. The incentives inherent in value-based reimbursement necessitate a transformation on the part of SNFs.
Avalere Health LLC has appointed Carrie William Bullock to its reimbursement and product commercialization services practice. Her new role will have Bullock addressing strategic and tactical issues throughout the lifecycle of medical technologies with a specific focus on diagnostics, devices, and drugs and biologics.