The MediSked Blog

Inclusivity in Action

Posted by Lee Iannone on Fri, Apr 27, 2018 @ 09:27 AM

As part of the Provider Engagement Team here at MediSked I often get to visit our Provider Partners onsite as well as occasionally attend Provider Partner-hosted conferences. This year, I was fortunate enough to attend the 2018 Rooted in Advocacy Conference, hosted by The Arc of North Carolina. It was a truly incredible weekend where everyone had a seat at the table and an opportunity to share their voices and some awesome dance moves!

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Tags: Advocacy, Awareness, 2018

New ONC Guide to Accessing and Using Your Records

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Mon, Apr 23, 2018 @ 03:00 PM

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) created a new resource that provides information to individuals about how to use their health records. 

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Tags: Awareness, Person-Centered Portal, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 DSPs of the Year!

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Wed, Apr 18, 2018 @ 04:59 PM

On Tuesday, we attended the ANCOR 2018 Direct Service Professional Recognition Awards ceremony to watch as DSPs from across the country were recognized for their hard work and dedication. 

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Tags: Provider Agencies, 2018

Implementing Value-Based Payments Across the HCBS Continuum

Posted by Tyler Blake on Mon, Apr 09, 2018 @ 04:50 PM

As states, payers, and oversight continue to find new and innovative ways to improve quality, cost, and efficiency of home and community base services (HCBS), many are looking to Value-Based Payments as a reimbursement model that drives these goals. Value-Based Payments (VBP) is a reimbursement model that shifts away from compensating providers based on volume (fee-for-service), and towards a model which rewards providers based on their efficiency and quality of care. The idea behind this shift is to incentivize providers to create more value in the services that they provide, instead of incentivizing sheer volume of services.

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Tags: Home and Community Based Services, Managed Care, 2018, Industry Trends, VBP