TITLE

Fiscal Fitness: How States Cope

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Dec2007, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a proposal from Harold Miller of the Pittsburgh Regional Health Institute calling for regional demonstration projects to make progress on payment restructuring in the U.S. health care industry. Miller cites a number of examples of problems with current payment systems, including their inability to pay adequately for many preventive care services. He indicates that any redesigned payment system should try to meet several goals, such as to enable providers to deliver procedures of care in a high-quality manner.
ACCESSION #
27537328

 

Related Articles

  • Taking on P4P, gain-sharing. Robeznieks, Andis // Modern Healthcare;9/18/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 37, p8 

    The article reports on the introduction of a new payment system for hospitals and doctors in the U.S. A group of healthcare organizations has introduced a project called Prometheus, which stands for provider payment reform for outcomes, margins, evidence, transparency, hassle-reduction,...

  • a strategic approach to healthcare transformation. Jacquin, Laura // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Apr2014, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p74 

    The article reports developments in the healthcare industry in the U.S. as of April 2014, particularly the efforts to transform care delivery models under the value-based payment systems. It cites the risk-sharing arrangements like bundled payments and the Medicare Shared Savings Program. It...

  • why the SGR is still the elephant in the room of deficit reduction. Perez, Ken // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Apr2014, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p110 

    In the article, the author discusses developments in the U.S. healthcare industry as of April 2014. He focuses on the issues involving the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) method, which aims to limit growth of Medicare spending on physician services. He also cites the Medicare physician fee...

  • ACP set for endorsement of single payer system.  // Medical Technology & Devices Week;12/17/2007, Vol. 5 Issue 49, p4 

    This article reports on the effort of the American College of Physicians to advocate a single payer health system in the U.S. in 2007. The group reported the endorsement, citing weaknesses within a pluralistic payer system and saying that a single payer system was the only real choice for...

  • Health-Care Stocks Should Fare Better in 2011 as Headwinds Subside. Morozov, Alex; Conover, Damien // Morningstar StockInvestor;12/15/2010, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p26 

    The article reports on the condition of the health care industry in the U.S. through 2011. It indicates the potential of co-pays removal for preventative care to boost patient demand for laboratory testing in the first quarter of 2011. It mentions that a combination of greater investor...

  • beyond the "pay me more" strategy. Nugent, Michael E. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jun2009, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p62 

    The article focuses on how healthcare providers and payers can change the pay me more contract negotiation in the U.S. It is claimed that there are several issues that may arise from the kind of negotiation and that the payment system prompted providers and payers to reassess the details of what...

  • At Deadline.  // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Feb2010, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p3 

    The article offers news briefs related to the healthcare industry in the U.S. including the win of Scott Brown in the Senate election, the call of health care groups to drop the Independent Payment Advisory Board proposal and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services list of the...

  • The Coalition for 21st Century Medicine, Amicus Curiae. Lamken, Jeffrey A. // Supreme Court Debates;Sep2013, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p29 

    An excerpt from the the Amicus Curiae Brief for Respondents that was submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in March 2013, involving the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine, is presented.

  • Hospital Recruitment and Retention: Reflections for the Future. Gray, Robert J. // State Journal (WV);1/31/2014 Hospital Supplement, p20 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of starting his career in the healthcare industry in the U.S. in 1981 and witnessing the evolution of medical care as of February 2014.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics