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Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Northside Hospital Forsyth have the Lowest MSPB Costs for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries in Metro Atlanta

By: Yosh Thomas  Oct. 30, 2020

Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data to calculate the Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) cost for hospitals in the Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area for Hip and Knee Replacement surgeries and ranked the hospitals based on cost outcomes. MSPB weighs 25% in the CMS Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program and is the only measure under the Efficiency and Cost domain. Hospitals have to wait more than a year to get aggregate MSPB numbers with no insight into DRG or service line specific costs.

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MSPB Costs for Spine Surgeries show wide disparities among Hospitals in the New York Tri-State Area

By: Yosh Thomas  Oct. 27, 2020

Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data to calculate the Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) cost for hospitals in the New York tri-state area for Spine surgery and found a wide disparity among hospitals in each sub-area such as Manhattan, Long Island, New Jersey, and Connecticut. MSPB is 25% of the weighting for the CMS Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) programs.

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Sunshine Act Reporting Made Easier by Dexur’s App Suite

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By: Gokul Menon  Oct. 21, 2020

Keeping a regular track of money spent on entertainment, lodging, or travel expenses for compliance with the Sunshine Act can be quite a hassle. Dexur App Suite’s Sunshine Act Reporting Management feature is tailor-made to ease this burden by making reporting and organizing of these expenses uncomplicated.

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How to pick a CRM for Biopharma & Medical Device Companies - A Checklist

The launch of a potential drug, therapy or device into the market is an exciting time. However, to get the launch exactly right, one has to make sure that the nuts & bolts of technology, operations, and data are aligned to navigate any operational bottlenecks and scale your organization effectively. A CRM is often the centerpiece of a commercial launch operation since it is the primary interface for the sales representatives who will be representing your product.

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Lakeland Regional Medical Center is projected to have a negative VBP adjustment of nearly 1.1M

By: Parvathy Rajagopal  Oct. 16, 2020

Dexur analyzed the Medicare Claims data to evaluate Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) payment adjustment and found that Lakeland Regional Medical Center had a projected negative financial impact of $1,164,600 in 2020 which is an increase from $766,931 in 2018. During FY 2020, the VBP adjustment factor was 0.98, which reflected a VBP payment adjustment percentage of -1.23.

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Mount Sinai Hospital’s Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures’ MSPB average increased by 13%

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By: Parvathy Rajagopal  Oct. 16, 2020

Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data and replicated CMS algorithms to calculate Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) cost per episode of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and found that the cost per episode was $62,525 for Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures from Jan-Dec 2019. The cost increased by 12.7% in 2019 to reach $62,525 compared to $55,483 in 2018. MSPB is the only measure under the Efficiency and Cost Reduction domain under the Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program and accounts for 25% of VBP adjustments.

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Lahey Hospital and Medical Center’s Cardiac Arrhythmia & Conduction Disorders’ MSPB average increased by 14%

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By: Parvathy Rajagopal  Oct. 16, 2020

Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data and replicated CMS algorithms to calculate Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) cost per episode of Lahey Hospital and Medical Center and found that the cost per episode was $19,447 for Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders from Jan-Dec 2019. The cost increased by 14.23% in 2019 to reach $19,447 compared to $17,025 in 2018. MSPB is the only measure under the Efficiency and Cost Reduction domain under the Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program and accounts for 25% of VBP adjustments.

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Jackson-Madison County General Hospital’s Cardiac Arrhythmia & Conduction Disorders MSPB average increased by 14%

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By: Parvathy Rajagopal  Oct. 16, 2020

Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data and replicated CMS algorithms to calculate Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) cost per episode of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and found that the cost per episode was $17,139 for Cardiac Arrhythmia & Conduction Disorders from Jan-Dec 2019. The cost increased by 13.7% in 2019 to reach $17,139 compared to $15,068 in 2018. MSPB is the only measure under the Efficiency and Cost Reduction domain under the Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program and accounts for 25% of VBP adjustments.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive MSPB average increased by almost 13%

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By: Parvathy Rajagopal  Oct. 16, 2020

Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data and replicated CMS algorithms to calculate Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) cost per episode of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and found that the cost per episode was $33,526 for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive, from Jan-Dec 2019. The cost increased by 12.55% in 2019 to reach $33,526 compared to $29,788 in 2018. MSPB is the only measure under the Efficiency and Cost Reduction domain under the Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program and accounts for 25% of VBP adjustments.

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Houston Methodist Hospital’s Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders MSPB average increased by almost 15%

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By: Barsha Nandy  Oct. 14, 2020

Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data and replicated CMS algorithms to calculate Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) cost per episode of Houston Methodist Hospital and found that the cost per episode was $26,285 for Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders from Jan-Dec 2019. The cost increased by 14.43% in 2019 to reach $26,285 compared to $22,971 in 2018. MSPB is the only measure under the Efficiency and Cost Reduction domain under the Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program and accounts for 25% of VBP adjustments.

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