Tag Archives: value based care
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
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
Research into "Chest Pain Choice" decision aids highlights the benefit of bringing shared decision making into the ED.
February 7, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
English developments with value-based and ACO-like care in the NHS are less prevalent and much less well documented than in the US. Nevertheless, significant lessons are beginning to emerge, some of which may have relevance internationally.
March 16, 2016
Synchronizing Medicare Advantage And ACOs To Support The Secretary’s Quality And Value Payment Goals
In January 2015, HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced the Department will tie an increasing percentage of Medicare reimbursement to quality or value. The Secretary's goals, however, exclude Medicare Advantage, which is expected to double its enrollment to 22 million beneficiaries between 2010...
December 28, 2015