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Rivlin: How to Achieve Payment Based on Quality and Value, not Volume

Yesterday, Dr. Alice Rivlin testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health and laid out a specific pathway to move our health care system away from fee-for-service reimbursement and toward paying for quality and value. Dr. Rivlin argued that the current Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) should be improved to provide strong incentives for providers to form and beneficiaries to join them. The hearing also focused on the potential for Medicare benefit redesign to give seniors and people with disabilities an improved, more rational insurance product.

Read her full testimony here.

2013-05-22 00:00:00

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