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We’re Moving!

Access Companies offices will be closing Friday, November 18 at noon to move to our new location at: 355 E Campus View Blvd Suite 110 Columbus, Ohio 43235 We will re-open by noon on Monday, November 21. All other contacts will remain unchanged: PO BOX 340006 Columbus, Ohio 43234 Office phone: 614-345-5001 Office email/service box:

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2016 PAC-Related Medicare Alternative Payment Models

Access and our contracted strategic consultant, Avalere, have created a national map for use with leadership, staff and Board to assist in explaining the many Medicare PAC Pilot activities occurring. Access Innovations is participating in a Model 3 Bundled Payment Pilot with 12 PAC providers in Ohio indicated by blue dots. The April 1st Comprehensive

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Medicare Mandatory Joint Bundles: April 2016

Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) CMS has released its final rule for Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) which puts which puts 790 hospitals on notice that hip and knee replacement reimbursements from Medicare will be tied to cost containment and high standards for patient care. CMS will test the initiative at those hospitals

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OPERS 2016 changes

Individuals who are Medicare eligible with OPERS health coverage will be changing from a sponsored pension system to having to choose supplemental coverage. Click here to read The Columbus Dispatch article on changes affecting OPERS retirees. OPERS Humana/MedMutual members are now able to personally select their plans in 2016. OPERS 2016 announcements and changes for

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