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Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative: The Patient-Centered Medical Home's Impact on Cost and Quality, 2016

The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative has published its fifth annual review of the evidence in its 2016 edition of The Patient-Centered Medical Home’s Impact on Cost and Quality.   122 more words

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Peterson-Kaiser Health System Tracker: Health of the Healthcare System

This video from the Peterson Center on Healthcare-Kaiser Family Foundation Health System Tracker examines the “Health of the Healthcare System” by assessing four key areas: how healthy we are, the quality of care we receive, how much it costs, and how accessible it is. 16 more words

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Institute of Medicine: Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Medicare Payment - Identifying Social Risk Factors

The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has asked the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to convene a committee to identify social risk factors that affect the health outcomes of Medicare beneficiaries, and to recommend methods to account for these factors in Medicare payment programs. 147 more words

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Kaiser Family Foundation: Key Themes from Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Waivers in 4 States

The Kaiser Family Foundation has published this issue brief describing the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment waivers being implemented by Medicaid programs in California, Massachusetts, New York, and Texas.  692 more words

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Kaiser Family Foundation: Overview of Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Waivers

The Kaiser Family Foundation has published this issue brief that provides an overview of Medicaid Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) waivers.  DSRIP initiatives are part of broader Medicaid Section 1115 waiver programs and provide states with significant funding that can be used to support hospitals and other providers in changing how they provide care to Medicaid beneficiaries.  345 more words

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Members of MACRA Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee Named

The U.S.Comptroller General has announced the appointment of the 11 members of the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee required by the Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (MACRA).   286 more words

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American Medical Association: Guide to Physician-Focused Alternative Payment Models

The American Medical Association and Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform have published this guide to physician-focused alternative payment models.  Alternative payment methods are the broad term being used for payment methods other than fee-for-service.   169 more words

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