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Managed Healthcare Executive
The healthcare industry may look back on 2015 as a "watershed year," during which the switch from volume to value solidified.
Fierce Healthcare
Integrating rural healthcare providers into federal public reporting and value-based payment programs would help the providers improve, give rural patients a better idea of how their providers perform, and make rural providers eligible for payment incentives, according to a new National Quality Forum (NQF) report.
RevCycle Intelligence
Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, Chief Medical Officer at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is speaking out about the administration’s overarching goals for Medicare’s future. In yesterday’s blog post, Conway said CMS is indeed diligently working to transition Medicare payments from volume to value.
Fierce Health Payer
Through its bundled payments pilot program, the Medicare program is testing models that it hopes will encourage higher-quality, lower-cost care--and ultimately influence how other payers test their own alternative payment models, according to a policy brief from Health Affairs.