Earlier this month, the New York Times reported on a concerning trend – unnecessary atherectomies are putting patients at an increased risk of amputation. The procedure, used to treat peripheral artery disease, deploys metal blades to remove plaque from artery walls. Its use has nearly doubled in Medicare patients over the last decade, and a significant portion of this volume has shifted to outpatient settings, namely vascular clinics.
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If you’re ready to start your search for a UM partner, here are a few things to focus on while vetting your options.
Due to fragmented and siloed care journeys, patients are not improving as efficiently and effectively as they could which often leads to negative downstream effects for all parties—payers, providers, and patients.
Focusing on the quality of care rather than the quantity of care delivered has become especially important in healthcare. Leaning on utilization management is a crucial component to achieving this “quality over quality” mentality.