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October 13, 2019

Michigan health groups reap increasing profits for Medicare, doctors, hospital systems

By Jay Greene

 In 2018, three of the top 10 ACOs in the nation for total earned shares are Michigan organizations: No 5, Beaumont ACO, Southfield, $19.9 million; No. 8, Physician Organization of Michigan ACO, Ann Arbor, $18.1 million; and No. 9, Affrmant Health Partners' Federation ACO, Portage, $17.4 million. Read More.

MACRA Year 2: Moving Forward

The Deloitte presentation provides an overview of MACRA and include specific discussion of recent technical changes to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS); currently available Advanced Alternative Payment Models (AAPMs); special considerations for health care providers related to the All Payer Combination Option (begins Jan. 1, 2019).

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MACRA Year 2: Moving Forward (video)

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 : Impact for Independent Physicians

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 result in numerous changes for independent physicians –

  • Some create tax savings, while others increase tax liabilities
  • Many of the provisions are very complex and nuanced
  • Some of the provisions require new recordkeeping to capture the information necessary to comply with  the new rules
  • Some provisions are permanent while many are temporary
  • There are still potential planning opportunities to get a permanent tax benefit from accelerating deductions into 2017 or deferring revenue into a later tax year 

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 - Deloitte Presentation (pdf)
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 - Video

September 8, 2018

Michigan ACOs reap profits in savings program

By Jay Greene

Three of 19 accountable-care organizations operating exclusively in Michigan under Medicare’s shared savings program eared $38.1 million in 2017, more than half of the total savings in the state...Read More


November 1, 2017

Michigan accountable-care organizations score well for 2016

By Jay Greene

Most of Michigan's 19 accountable care organizations fared better in 2016 than national averages in both earning shared savings for their hospital and physician partners and in improving quality scores on their Medicare patients, according to an analysis by Crain's Detroit ... Read More 

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