Pay-for-Performance (P4P) has provided momentum for improving the quality of care delivered to patients and reducing overall health costs. The PPACA features a wide range of P4P initiatives and pilot programs that are currently underway and showing promising signs.
HCCI recently released their second Health Care Cost and Utilization Report for year 2011. The report shows that average dollars spent on health care services rose 4.6 percent in 2011, reaching $4,547 per person.
ONC, CMS revise EHR Stage 2 rules
Verizon's chief seeks 'higher gear'
EHR optimization: Preparing systems for 2013
Health Data Initiative Starter Kit
What drives doctors' choice in EHRs? Turns out Meaningful Use incentives not so influential.
HHS releases several guides and videos about security and privacy of mobile devices
3 Ingredients to a successful risk assessment... Is your PHI/ePHI safeguarded?
Biggest healthcare data breaches of 2012
HHS: Exchanges 'will be ready'
4 Essential Elements of True Health Reform
ACO explosion to come in 2013
Concierge v. Direct Practice
Is Fee-for-Service Really Dead? Really?
Leveraging clinical data to improve patient care and the bottom line
Is there a relationship between poor patient engagement & high Healthcare Cost?
Price transparency is no longer a luxury, but a necessity
Health system pays $2M to settle unnecessary stenting claims
ACA Costs of coverage for healthcare over 20% of family income. Huge growth in most states.
Medicare & Medicaid
Medicare, Medicaid EHR payments skyrocket past $9B in November
HHS Tells States It Will Not Fund Partial Medicaid Expansion
Important Terms for Dealing with Your Medicare Provider
Medicare Silver Bullets: What’s The Best Way To Control Costs?
Why new medicare shared savings regulations are better for ACO than the 2011 regs
HIXs will transform healthcare, increase transparency, improve access, & lower costs if we get it right
More hospitals test older docs for competency
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