value based payments

Looking at States’ Managed Care Programs: Kansas and Texas

Break Through Value Based Payments Looking at States’ Managed Care Programs: Kansas and Texas The VBP Blog Happy New Year! Let’s start 2020 where we left off in our last blog. We will review two of the ten states that currently are supporting the I/DD population with managed care programs. Using the Ancor 2018 White Paper, combined with our own research, we opted to break down Texas and Kansas. Both contract with Multi-state… Read More »Looking at States’ Managed Care Programs: Kansas and Texas

Quality in I/DD and MLTSS – Part 2

Break Through Value Based Payments Quality Measures for the I/DD and MLTSS Communities – Part 2 The VBP Blog While there are many interesting developments in the MLTSS and Behavioral Health arenas, we wanted to continue the conversation about the measures used in the evaluation of I/DD Services in a managed care environment. In this blog we will share the indicators brought forth by The Council on Quality and Control’s… Read More »Quality in I/DD and MLTSS – Part 2

Onward Towards Value Based Payments in Human Services

Fady Sahhar of XtraGlobex to Speak on Multiple Panels at the 2019 RCPA Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Philadelphia, PA, September 21, 2019) XtraGlobex, Inc. President and Founder Fady Sahhar will share insights about the challenges and rewards of Value-Based Payments in the delivery of Managed Long Term Services and Supports in two informational sessions and a panel discussion at the 2019 Rehabilitation & Community Providers Association Conference, “IMPACT,” September 24-27,… Read More »Onward Towards Value Based Payments in Human Services

Laying the Ground Work for I/DD and VBP

Laying the Ground Work for I/DD and VBP There are an estimated 7.3 million people in the United States with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD). As we look toward the future of taking care of this large population, states will have to transition from purely Medicaid Managed Care (MMC) to value based care options. Currently states are moving at a slow pace adopting the value-based options for this population. Actually… Read More »Laying the Ground Work for I/DD and VBP

XtraGlobex Launches THEVBPblog.com, A Value Based Payment Resource Site

XtraGlobex Launches THEVBPblog.com A Value Based Payment Resource Site (Philadelphia, PA, July 25, 2019)  The XtraGlobex team announces the launch of THEVBPblog.com, a new resource for health and human service organizations preparing for and contracting in value-based reimbursement models. In addition to The VBP Blog Series, the site will address MLTSS for Aging, Physical Disabilities, and I/DD, Behavioral Health, and Integration with Physical Health models. “We built this with user… Read More »XtraGlobex Launches THEVBPblog.com, A Value Based Payment Resource Site

VBP Risk Capitation Pros and Cons

Break Through Value Based Payments Part 10: Risk Capitation Pros and Cons THE VBP BLOG Welcome back to THE VBP Blog Series. Continuing our drill-down into risk-sharing in Value Based Payments, in today’s blog we look at the capitation model. As the ever-challenging task of lowering healthcare costs continues to come to the forefront, organizations may look to capitation, which requires that providers take on the full financial risk for the care of their… Read More »VBP Risk Capitation Pros and Cons

VBP Risk Sharing

Part 9: Risk Sharing The VBP Blog Welcome back to THE VBP Blog Series. As many of you have asked for continuing the global view of Value Based Payments, in today’s blog we look at how contracting entities take part in risk-sharing arrangements. This is usually an option for mature VBP organizations, with proven stable data tracks and clear quality controlled processes. Risk sharing involves actually foregoing revenues if goals are not… Read More »VBP Risk Sharing

XtraGlobex’s Fady Sahhar Opens Diversity Celebration

XtraGlobex’s Fady Sahhar Opens Diversity Celebration Hundreds Gather for an Inspiring and Uplifting Event XtraGlobex President Fady Sahhar was the Keynote Speaker for York, PA’s 13th Annual Diversity Celebration at Central York High School April 11, 2019. “I’m humbled and honored to share my insights with these wonderful students and their educators, families and friends,” Dr. Sahhar said. “Respecting and appreciating our differences is the foundation of a society that… Read More »XtraGlobex’s Fady Sahhar Opens Diversity Celebration

Value Based Purchasing: Fady Sahhar and Richard Edley Present at PAPRS Conference

Value Based Purchasing: Fady Sahhar and Richard Edley Present at PAPRS Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Philadelphia, PA, April 19, 2019)  XtraGlobex, Inc. President and Founder Fady Sahhar, PhD, and Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association President and CEO Richard S. Edley, PhD presented an informational workshop on “Value Based Purchasing: Principles, Successes, and Landmines” at the Pennsylvania Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services conference, Opening the Door to Wellness: Inclusive Practices in… Read More »Value Based Purchasing: Fady Sahhar and Richard Edley Present at PAPRS Conference