The Strategic Blog

The Strategic Blog is a vehicle for sharing insights, innovations, and finding ways to collaborate with all those who own a piece of the health care ecosystem. The current trajectory of health care is unacceptable and we need everyone to work together to realize the benefits of better care, at lower costs, and improved health.

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Tackling Medicare Disparities

Does it sound reasonable that you’d be charged 140% more for receiving an ultrasound in a hospital-owned facility than if you’d gone to a privately-owned doctor’s office? Or 70% more for a standard office visit? Medicare doesn’t think so either, and new changes to payment policies are addressing this inconsistency. In recent years, there has […]

The Affordable Care Act’s Anti‐Fraud Provisions Have Helped Recover $10.7 Billion and Should be Expanded, Not Repealed

You can’t turn on the news lately without being bombarded with opinions on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the recently pulled American Health Care Act (AHCA). While most of the debate has been about the repeal of the ACA insurance mandate and various subsidies, there are a number of lesser-known, highly impactful provisions in […]

StrategicHealthSolutions and Our Medical Directors Help Sustain Medicare and Medicaid

As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continue to innovate, StrategicHealthSolutions (Strategic’s) medical directors have proven to be a valuable resource in developing support and training materials that aid providers and consumers with best practices, understanding changing health regulations, and how to reduce overutilization of services and prescription drugs.