The first annual national scorecard on payment reform indicates that only about 11% of healthcare payments are tied to quality performance indicators. This must be doubled by 2020 to meet the goal The Catalyst for Payment Reform set for 20% of private payer payments to be tied to performance metrics.
The Partnership for Sustainable Healthcare recently released the report, Strengthening Affordability and Quality in America’s Healthcare System. While healthcare spending has grown at a slow rate in recent years, it is important to transform our health system into a long-term affordable and high quality system.
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Insured population overuses ED
Major insurers join Towers Watson health insurance
Health Care's 'Dirty Little Secret': No One May Be Coordinating Care
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Care Coordination problems highlighted increase cost & worse outcomes for patients
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