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Value-based Purchasing


Good intentions and unintended consequences: A look at healthcare policy

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Sometimes ideas for healthcare reform can morph into problematic policies that inadvertently drive up costs and erode quality. What happens…

3M Commentary

A look at what’s not working in U.S. health care

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Good ideas can morph into problematic policies that drive up costs and erode quality. Take diabetes as an example. We…

Journal Article

Three Different Meanings of the Words “Public Option”

With Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

Published in the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, February 2019.  This article summarizes three options to increase government involvement…

Journal Article

Moving toward paying for outcomes in Medicaid

With Kevin Quinn, MA, EMT-P, Norbert Goldfield, MD

Published by The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, April/June 2018,  by Billy Millwee MHA; Kevin Quinn MA, EMT-P; Norbert…


Factors Affecting the Development of Medicaid Hospital Payment Policies–Findings from Structured Interviews in Five States

Published by Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, 2018,  by Thomas Marks, Kathy Gifford, Steven Perlin, Melisa Byrd, and…


An Analysis of Real Price Effects Resulting from Charge Setting Practices in the U.S. Hospital Sector

With Richard Fuller, MS

Published by the JKTG Foundation for Health and Policy, 2018,  by Richard Fuller, MS In this issue paper we focus…


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)…

White Paper

White Paper: Medicaid value-based care: Best practice strategies for success

Discussion of five best practices that help Medicaid agencies transition toward value-based care.…


Florida: Medicaid EAPG calculator 2017

Published by Navigant Healthcare Effective July 1, 2017, the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) will implement a new ambulatory…

Journal Article

Texas: Achieving Improved Outcomes Through Value-Based Purchasing in One State

With Norbert Goldfield, MD

Published in the American Journal of Medical Quality, July 2017,  by Billy Millwee, MHA, Norbert Goldfield, MD, Jeff Turnipseed,…

White Paper

White Paper: Hierarchical condition categories (HCCs) and the shift to value-based reimbursement

What are HCCs and what role do they play in value-based reimbursement? Find out in our white paper.…


Comparing Medicaid Hospital Payment Across States and to Medicare

Published by MACPAC This presentation summarizes MACPAC’s work to date on a new state-level payment index that will compare states’…