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Tag: value-based purchasing

3M Commentary

What are America’s Health Insurance Plans thinking about in these tumultuous times?

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

These times of uncertainty and stress press us to rethink what we are doing and where we are headed in…


Maryland: Final Recommendation for the Hospital-Acquired Conditions Program for Rate Year 2020

Published by Health Services Cost Review Commission This is a final recommendation for the RY 2020 Maryland Hospital-Acquired Conditions (MHAC)…

Journal Article

Healthcare Payment System Reform: Improving Care and Reducing Costs By Focusing on Quality Outcomes

A review of healthcare payment system reform, both at the federal and state level.…

3M Commentary

MedPAC financing recommendations for rural hospitals should be extended to all

By Richard Fuller, MS, Norbert Goldfield, MD

In the MedPAC October meeting, the commission returned to the seemingly intractable problem of equalizing access to health care…

3M Commentary

Improving Outcomes by Focusing on Results: Readmissions, Complications and CMS

By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

It’s been nearly a century since Dr. Ernest Codman championed an “end results system” to track and measure hospital outcomes…

Journal Article

Value-Based Purchasing Rewards and Penalties

With Richard Fuller, MS

Published in Academia by Graham Atkinson, Richard Fuller   The Medicare program is now adjusting the payments to hospitals under its…