Alternatives to fee-for-service have proliferated in recent years as the government, private insurers, and employers seek increased value in the health care system.
It took exactly 11 minutes for John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi to strike a broad deal on the first structural reform of Medicare since President Obama took office.
The legislation would permanently replace Medicare’s SGR payment system, extend funding for CHIP, and implement structural reforms in Medicare.
BPC has advocated for bipartisan collaboration to offset spending associated with Medicare and CHIP legislation, without resorting to budget gimmicks.
Rivlin will release two new white papers by BPC’s Health Project on alternative payment models designed to accelerate the transition to organized systems of care.
The Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate should be fixed—permanently. Bipartisan, bicameral cooperation can solve a problem that everyone wants solved.
Transitioning from Volume to Value: Opportunities and Challenges for Health Care Delivery System Reform
Health care providers seeking to improve population health are often penalized under the current fee-for-service payment structure.
On Tuesday, President Obama released his proposed federal budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015. Unsurprisingly, with a divided Congress and mid-term elections in the offing, there is not much in the way of new initiatives to signal a shift in…