In an effort to control health care spending while improving service quality and access, private and public payers are experimenting with innovative ways to reimburse health care providers. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), for example, has invested significant resources to move away...
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Developing Alternative Payment Models: Key Considerations and Lessons Learned from Years of Collaboration with CMSOct 21, 2015
Final Evaluation Report: Best Practices for Enrolling Low-Income Beneficiaries into the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit ProgramFeb 16, 2009
In 2006, optional coverage for outpatient prescription drugs (Medicare Part D) was added to the Medicare program, along with a low-income subsidy program to help beneficiaries with limited incomes pay for Part D out-of-pocket expenses.
Hospital Response to Public Reporting of Quality IndicatorsMay 30, 2007
Senior hospital executives responding to a 2005 national telephone survey report that Hospital Compare and other public reports on hospital quality measures have helped to focus hospital leadership attention on quality matters.