Trend Report

Best Practices for Managing Narrow Networks

by Jill Reeves, MHA on May 12, 2017

Many health systems are creating a network of post-acute providers that agree to meet quality standards, share data, provide certain services and work with hospitals to reduce avoidable hospitalizations.

Although skilled-nursing facilities and other post-acute care providers do not face the same financial penalties under the Affordable Care Act as hospitals do, there are still plenty of incentives for keeping patients out of the hospital.

Learn more about post-acute narrow networks and the criteria providers are considering as they build their preferred provider arrangements.

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Meet the Author

Jill Reeves has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has worked exclusively in the fields of market research, statistical analysis and healthcare interactive/digital marketing. Before joining CQuence Health Group as marketing manager, Jill was director of communications and new media for PRC, a nationwide healthcare market research organization. Jill earned a master's degree in healthcare administration from Bellevue University and a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Nebraska in Kearney. She is a published author and avid student of social media and emerging communication trends.

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