Monthly Archives: November 2013

Unique to the Triad: Health Care Affiliation Joins Wake Forest Baptist and Cornerstone Health Care

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced that it has entered into a first-of-its-kind strategic affiliation agreement in the Triad with Cornerstone Health Care, P.A. through its wholly-owned management services organization Cornerstone Health Enablement Strategic Solutions, LLC (CHESS). The goal of the affiliation is to better position both partners for new models of health care delivery […]

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SGR Repeal Proposal Raises Hopes For ACOs

Physicians who see Medicare patients have reason for cautious optimism that the Sustained Growth Rate (SGR) formula could possibly be repealed this year. As in previous years, unless Congress acts by January 1, physician Medicare reimbursement payments will be cut dramatically. In 2014 that would mean a 24.4 percent reduction. In the past, Congress has […]

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Boice-Willis Clinic and Cigna Form Accountable Care Program to Improve Health and Lower Costs

October 16, 2013 – Cigna (NYSE: CI) and the Boice-Willis Clinic, one of the largest and oldest multi-specialty, physician-owned practices in Eastern North Carolina, have launched a collaborative accountable care initiative to improve patient access to health care, enhance care coordination and achieve the “triple aim” of improved health, affordability and patient experience. The program […]

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