Value-based purchasing

HFMA: Value-based models don’t cut market level costs
Jun 26 | Jeff Lagasse
There was no link found between the penetration of value-based payment models and growth in the total cost of care for…
CMS proposes increasing payment to skilled nursing, psychiatric facilities
Apr 30 | Susan Morse
Rule eases regulatory burden estimated to cost providers $39 billion a year and…
The good and bad in new CMS promoting interoperability rule
Apr 25 | Susan Morse
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services effort to reduce regulatory burdens are…
Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 and ultimately save hospitals over 2 million hours of work to the tune of $75 mill
Apr 24 | Susan Morse
Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and saves hospitals over 2…
Mar 16 | Jeff Lagasse
The findings come as pay-for-performance programs are being scrutinized due to the absence of strong…
Issues found with patient experience data
Dec 20, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
The data is used to judge physician performance and hospital performance, often driving managerial decisions such as…
Everybody’s top complaint about hospitals? Noise, according to HCAHPS data
Dec 11, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Patients, clinicians and even visitors all find alarms, alerts, beeps and loudspeaker pages make hospitals stays…
Sep 22, 2017 | Susan Morse
ACO and hospital executives say they want greater flexibility in models for Medicare, Medicaid and dual-eligible patients.
Sep 18, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Despite fewer mandates, pediatric hospitals are bullish on how pay-for-quality can improve the health of their patients…
MACRA 2018 revisions meet with broad support
Aug 24, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Organizations say reducing the reporting burden on clinicians and increasing flexibility is making the broad…