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2017 Affordable Care Act Updates

2017 Affordable Care Act Updates November 1 is the first day of open enrollment for ACA plans. Affordable Care Act updates for 2017 are significant. Julie McPeak serves as the State of Tennessee’s Commissioner of Commerce and Insurance. On August 23, 2016, Ms. McPeak announced that she was approving significant rate hikes in the Affordable […]

Beginners Guide to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

Beginners Guide to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) | HealthTN.com

About a year ago, we had a discussion on this forum where we worked through the so-called Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and what some of the tripping points had been as Medicare has expanded.  Just a short while ago, a client reached out to me with some of those same questions, so I thought I’d […]

Tennessee Accountable Care Organizations and Why They’re Important to You!

Accountable Care Organizations and the Medicare Fee-For-Service System In early August I sat in a meeting that radically changed my understanding of how Medicare Advantage insurance providers in Tennessee compete to enroll you in their health insurance plans. We all know the Health Care industry isn’t known for it’s stellar reputation in cost management, invoice […]