Tag Archives: Medicare Advantage
Unless there are substantive changes to how the law is implemented, MACRA is unlikely to realize the goal of establishing a Medicare payment system that rewards the value and not the volume of health care services.
October 17, 2017
This post outlines the key components of the CHRONIC Care Act passed by the Senate, assesses its outlook in the House, and considers what its progress may tell us about the prospect for more bipartisan action on health care in the future.
October 5, 2017
There is a better approach to bring more insurers into the individual market: allow Medicare to enter the market in counties where fewer than three health insurers participate on the exchange.
August 9, 2017
Innovative provider groups have shown it is possible to launch a Medicare Advantage plan even when it may not be possible to launch a commercial insurance product.
July 6, 2017
Fielding three Medicare programs might make sense if they were designed to compete against one another.
June 15, 2017
Democrats and Republicans each need to decide what they want so much that they would be willing to accept something they really loathe in exchange in order to reach consensus on a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
April 21, 2017
There is bipartisan agreement on the goal of promoting more efficient and effective health care. The debate is over the best way to accomplish the goal, not the goal itself.
April 20, 2017
Innovation In Serious Illness Care Payment: Progress To Date And Opportunities For The New Administration
Discern Health recently developed a framework of principles for payment models to promote the delivery of community-based, comprehensive, high-quality, affordable serious illness care. Here are some key opportunities for policymakers to continue progress toward high-value care for the seriously ill.
March 8, 2017
The Department of Justice's ruling, in which the court described the deal as part of the current health care merger “frenzy,” was extremely important.
January 30, 2017
With two relatively straightforward acknowledgements, Republicans could create a pathway for bipartisan reconsideration of health care coverage in America.
January 10, 2017