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Staying ahead of the curve: analysis and trends from industry experts.

2020

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April 16, 2020

How Health Plans Can React to the ‘Now’ and Prepare for the Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth,” famously uttered by championship boxer, Mike Tyson,…

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March 30, 2020

Telehealth: Prepare your Organization for Virtual Care Models with These Five Actions

On January 31, 2020, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared a public health emergency under…

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2019

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December 17, 2019

Healthcare Needs to Adopt a Continuous Transformation Mindset

Executive Summary Healthcare leaders face increasing pressure to lead their organizations to successful outcomes in a continuously transforming…

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March 27, 2019

The 70:30 Rule for Healthcare Facility Planning And Transformation

The 70:30 Rule is Ankura’s rule of thumb for hospital mega projects honed through decades of construction planning…

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March 6, 2019

Summary of Key Takeaways from the Recent CMS Released Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Appeals Guidance

On February 22, 2019, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final Parts C and D…

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February 19, 2019

Updated Pharma Code Now in Effect

As of January 1, 2019, the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA[i]) has released an updated…

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January 25, 2019

CMS Relaxes E/M Documentation Requirements for Teaching Physicians

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has streamlined certain documentation requirements for evaluation and management (E/M) services…

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January 23, 2019

2018: A Year in the Trenches —Best Practices Learned and Key Takeaways for 2019

2018 was marked by a year of heavy regulatory and policy guidance issued by the Centers for Medicare…

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January 16, 2019

Ankura Experts Share Their Views on Ambulatory Pricing Strategy

Ankura expert Sarah G. Hull shares her views on ambulatory pricing strategy in the Healthcare Financial Management Association…

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2018

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October 19, 2018

Connecting the Dots: Innovation in Healthcare

Disruption is a litmus test. One industry particularly ripe for disruption, and the opportunities disruption creates, is healthcare….

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