Tag Archives: value-based payment
How does Medicare learn from the current programs to remain focused on improving patient care while maintaining relevance for clinicians and hospitals that are ever-improving their metrics and health care delivery?
August 11, 2017
Policymakers who are focused predominantly on how to improve the health care system by providing health insurance coverage will fail unless they simultaneously focus on transforming and modifying the delivery system.
July 12, 2017
A Brooklyn-based project of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health trains barbers and hairstylists to help formerly incarcerated men learn to recognize and act upon their own health risk factors. Value-based payment offers an opportunity to support programs such as this.
July 10, 2017
The growing field of implementation science offers exciting opportunities to improve the diffusion of innovations in the health care delivery system.
May 16, 2017
The central, intractable obstacle to long-term cost containment is the near impossibility of saying “no” to ever-more-expensive care that yields small marginal benefits.
April 26, 2017
Many value-based payment arrangements hold delivery systems accountable for achieving population health goals, which can best be met by engaging people who may never enter a medical office. Kaiser Permanente learned to reach beyond its walls to engage healthy members in colorectal cancer screening.
March 24, 2017
A recent survey of American Medical Group Association members showed that health systems across the nation still see the destination called value as a distant sign still ahead of us.
February 15, 2017
Even For Large Employers, The Future Of Delivery System Reform And Publicly Financed Coverage Matters
Large employers have a material interest in two major health reform issues: value-based payment and delivery reform and publicly financed coverage.
January 31, 2017
Despite widespread, bipartisan agreement that we should be paying for value, even with respect to drugs, the uproar over Part B shows there remains strong resistance to specific policies that attempt to move towards that goal.
December 27, 2016
Ten years ago, the Institute of Medicine released a report reflecting the work of an IOM subcommittee that Robert Reischauer and I co-chaired. Ten years later, the country is further along this path, but we are still relatively early in the process.
December 6, 2016