Palliative Care is Not Just for the Dying

Our very own, Dr. Mulder, recently was interviewed by Nora Macaluso of NextAvenue for an article titled, Palliative Care is Not Just for the Dying.  The article features how the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that palliative care can be valuable for managing the pain and stress of illness, and the importance of a holistic, team-based approach. […]

Finding Your Value and Sharing it With Others

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Our very own Robin Stawasz and our client, Kevin Hohnbaum, business development manager at Willamette Valley Hospice, recently co-authored an article entitled: “Finding Your Value and Sharing it With Others” that appears in the Fall 2021 quarterly addition of the NHPCO Newsline newsletter. In the article, they help explain the importance of how hospices should be finding […]

What Hospices Need to Know About Primary Care First & SIP Program Benefits

Acclivity Health’s educational webinars cover application tips and planning for long-term success. Acclivity Health recently partnered with NHPCO to present a two-part webinar series:Current and Emerging CMS Payment Models: Intersection between Hospice, Palliative and Primary Care. The team at Acclivity has experience with CPC+, ACOs, and other payment models similar to CMS’ forthcoming model, Primary […]

4 Reasons Why Hospices Should Consider Participating in Primary Care First

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently unveiled their Primary Care First (PCF) model to improve the quality of care for Medicare patients while reducing costs. PCF consists of two different payment model options and is based on the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus program. This new model will be offered in 26 states and […]

CMS’s new payment models pave way for better primary care

Acclivity Health’s CEO weighs in on industry-changing Primary Care First model. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced a new primary care payment model that will provide an alternative to Comprehensive Primary Care Plus. This new model, called Primary Care First, will be offered in 26 states and regions beginning Jan. 1, 2020. […]