In a wide-ranging interview, Dr. Scott Weingarten, the payer’s inaugural chief innovation officer, discussed his priorities in his new role, including the new payer-agnostic geriatric primary care group he will help launch.
The HHS’ information blocking rule goes into effect Monday, and for nearly a year, providers and IT vendors have been racing to prepare. But they have faced several hurdles along the way, including figuring out how to handle scenarios that could make them non-compliant.
The health system and payer are joining forces to offer Medicare Advantage patients access to Mercy’s telehealth center. They also plan to implement a value-based payment model, tying reimbursement for Mercy clinicians to care quality measures.