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September 14 2018 By: Adam Travis, MD

CMS leaves BPCI Advanced participants wanting more data

CMS’ recent announcement regarding the contents of the monthly claims data that will be provided to BPCI Advanced (BPCI-A) participants indicates that this data will be limited for providers hoping to gain a full understanding of the drivers of episode claims costs and get direction for how to improve performance in the program. Since BPCI-A …

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August 23 2018

Employee Spotlight: Sepehr Sadighpour

1. What is your position at Clarify and what do you do? As a data engineer, I help ensure our clients have the most appropriate machine learning models for making sound decisions from their data. 2. What excites you most about Clarify? It’s a genuinely fun team that is dedicated to bringing better tools and …

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August 16 2018 By: Jennifer Cizek

The Four Things You Can’t Take Risk Without

Value-based payment models like BPCI Advanced, CJR, and commercial bundles are driving an estimated $2 trillion shift in risk from payers onto providers. More than $300 billion in healthcare spend is avoidable, due to waste and inefficiency that stems from unwarranted variation in care. A root cause of this variation is non-personalized care delivery compounded …

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August 09 2018 By: Benjamin Swails

Beyond episode selections – where to focus now

You made it through episode selections for BPCI Advanced. Now it’s time to decide whether or not to stay in a particular episode before the March 2019 deadline. Even partnered with a convener, many providers will struggle to project their future performance to determine whether to stay in a particular episode beyond the March withdrawal …

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August 01 2018 By: Jennifer Cizek

Sneak peek: BPCI Advanced Insights eBook

Clarify’s team of bundle experts has been working around the clock to help our customers understand the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A) program, select the right episodes, and gear up for success moving forward. We’ve pulled together a report of program insights and examples of the analyses BPCI-A participants will need to improve …

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July 31 2018 By: Benjamin Swails

BPCI Advanced – 9 days to episode selections

Have you decided how your organization will approach CMS’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A) Program? The deadline for episode selection is next Wednesday, August 8th and the pressure is on take advantage of the digital resources available to help you finalize your strategy for clinical and financial success. The recently announced “Opt-Out” option …

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July 19 2018

Employee Spotlight: Stephanie Wels

1. What is your position at Clarify and what do you do? I am a Product Manager here at Clarify – working at the intersection of multiple teams and bringing new software products and features to life. 2. What excites you most about Clarify? The overarching passion for improving healthcare with technology and data. Healthcare …

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July 16 2018 By: Adam Travis, MD

9 senior healthcare leaders surveyed at Hospital Association Meeting agree “Opt-out option” makes BPCI Advanced program more attractive

Benjamin Swails, Director of Business Development at Clarify Health, recently attended the Tennessee Hospital Association Meeting with healthcare executives from across the state. As the transition to value-based care remains a hot topic, leaders discussed strategies for success in bundled payments, risk-based models, and quality improvement initiatives. Just prior to the meeting, over the July …

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July 10 2018 BY: Sarah Chen, MD

BPCI-A “Try Before You Buy” – Risk Free!

As many were celebrating the 4th of July holiday, CMS announced extensions of a few key deadlines and updates to Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Advanced Program (BPCI-A). Most notably, CMS will allow all participants to retroactively withdraw Episode Initiators (EIs) and/or Clinical Episodes in March 2019. Here’s what you need to know: TRY BEFORE …

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July 10 2018 By: Benjamin Swails

Texas Hospital Association Partners with Clarify Health to Support Quality Initiatives in Texas

Today we announced our partnership with the Texas Hospital Association to bring actionable quality and operational insights to member hospitals and health systems. Members will use Clarify Care Prism analytics to more efficiently and effectively improve care quality and delivery. Clarify Care Prism rapidly assesses historical performance and identifies specific areas and patient populations most …

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