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Webinar recording: PI's "How Can We Pay for a Healthy Population?"

Prevention Institute’s “How Can We Pay for a Healthy Population” webinar recording and slides are now available here. The webinar covered four strategies to secure sustainable funding for community prevention efforts: 20 more words

Health Financing

March 6 webinar and report: Paying for a healthier population

A new report and upcoming webinar hosted by Prevention Institute presents strategies to shift health care financing from treating illness to keeping people well.

Health Financing

Health Impact Bonds: Will Investors Pay for Intervention?

“With a 20% countywide pediatric asthma rate, Fresno, California, is the first U.S. community to test a health care funding strategy that could both reduce treatment costs and provide a financial incentive to investors.” – coverage in… 30 more words

Health Financing

Spending on sickness and not on health

Arkansas is moving from “fee-for-service” payments, “in which each procedure a patient undergoes for a single medical condition is billed separately,” to a “bundled” approach, in which “the costs of all the hospitalizations, office visits, tests and treatments will be rolled into one ‘episode-based’ or ‘bundled’ payment” ( 83 more words

Health Financing

What’s in the ‘bundle’?

There’s a lot of hope bundled up in “bundled payments.” The approach, which was made possible by the Affordable Care Act and is being supported through… 317 more words

Health Financing

Health clinic or health context? Both.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) encourages care coordination and payment structures — accountable care organizations (ACOs), patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) and medical neighborhoods — that promise more efficiency and integration of clinical services. 113 more words

Health Care System