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Welcome to the ZirMed Connections blog! This is your direct connection to the insight from ZirMed’s massive cloud-based network of more than 300,000 healthcare providers, millions of patients and billions of healthcare transactions. You’ll hear from ZirMed’s leaders on the hottest topics in the healthcare industry and the inside scoop on the latest technology projects and company updates.

Managing Stakeholder Interactions – the Key to Success with Value Based Reimbursement Programs

March 24, 2017 | Marilyn Agbeko

Ah, the good old days; perform a procedure for a patient, submit claims and get paid. To get paid more, perform more procedures. Easy math. Success lay in managing the transactions between scheduling of services and receipts of payment so that you..

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Getting Paid in a Value Based World

You’ve got to love CMS. They took a simple concept like “if you lower the cost of delivering care to a population of patients, we’ll share the savings with you” and exploded it into a Rube Goldberg machine of pieces, parts, rules, constraints and..

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What’s Happening with Value Based Reimbursement in 2017

March 16, 2017 | Marilyn Agbeko

To Repeal or not to repeal; that is NOT the question. Not when it comes value based care and the basic tenets of tying reimbursement to quality.  At least, not that we’ve seen yet, and I daresay, not that we will see any time soon. With all the ruckus..

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