Tag Archives: value based care

Diffusing Innovation: A Case Study Of Care Management In Louisiana

It takes strong support for early adopters and gleaning from their experiences to tailor workflows as implementation efforts are spread to other practices.

October 11, 2017

Spurring Provider Entry Into Medicare Advantage

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

CMS Should Continue Innovating Health Care Payment And Delivery

It will be vital for the federal government to maintain its commitment to ongoing investment in new payment and delivery models for federal health insurance programs, while sending clearer signals to other payers and health care providers.

May 25, 2017

Preserving The Bipartisan Commitment To Health Care Delivery System Reform

Improving and reforming our health care delivery system is not a partisan issue. It is important for Congress, the Trump administration, and the health care industry to continue bipartisan efforts to shift our health care delivery system and provider payment models toward value-based care.

May 18, 2017

How Shared Decision Making In The Emergency Department Can Improve Value

Research into "Chest Pain Choice" decision aids highlights the benefit of bringing shared decision making into the ED.

February 7, 2017

The Changing Payment Landscape Of Current CMS Payment Models Foreshadows Future Plans

To understand the bigger picture of how CMS is driving change, one must zoom out from the program-level and evaluate the tapestry of CMS models and initiatives in their entirety.

February 3, 2017

Will Evidence Matter In 2017?

As we move into the uncertainty that comes with every new administration and Congress, a key question is whether, and if so, how, evidence from research will inform this new era of health policy debates.

January 25, 2017

Building The Value-Based Health Care System Of The Future Depends On Meeting Clinicians’ Data Needs

As we prepare to transition from this administration, we’d like to take stock of what our nation has accomplished and to lay out a potential roadmap for the next administration.

January 17, 2017

What’s In A Word? The Evolution Of Effectiveness In Health Care

We all want medical treatment to be effective, and understanding what that word means to different stakeholders is critical to having a productive dialogue. Here is a brief history of the concept of effectiveness, a few insights about its many meanings, and the debates we can expect to have...

July 26, 2016

When Health Policy Gets Personal

How does a health policy professional understand the flaws with our system and the need for genuinely promising approaches to innovation in health care, yet, find instances where he does not practice what he preaches?

March 21, 2016