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National Quality Forum: Roadmap for Promoting Health Equity and Eliminating Disparities

The National Quality Forum (NQF) has issued a Roadmap for Promoting Health Equity and Eliminating Disparities. Despite overall improvements in public health and medicine, disparities in health and healthcare persist. 694 more words

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National Academy of Medicine: Effective Care for High-Need Patients

The National Academy of Medicine has published a report on effective care for high-need patients, highlighting the opportunities for improving outcomes, value, and health. In the U.S., 1% of patients account for more than 20% of the nation’s health care expenditures, and 5% account for nearly half of the nation’s spending on health care. 433 more words

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Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network: "Refreshed" Alternative Payment Model Framework

The Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (LAN) has issued a “refreshed” white paper updating its framework for Alternative Payment Models (APMs). The updates bring the framework into alignment with the APMs recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the Quality Payment Program being implemented as a result of the Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and emerging recommendations from the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee. 60 more words

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Proposed Rule for MACRA Quality Payment Program Year 2

Here is the proposed rule for the second payment year (2020) of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) established by the Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (MACRA) .   98 more words

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