TITLE

Medicaid looks to payment reform to save money and improve care

PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
State Health Watch;May2011, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. states are pursuing reform models for changing the way health care providers are paid to save money and improve health care. States desire payment and delivery strategies that control costs and improve quality. They review fee-for-service payment methods and target potentially preventable re-admissions/complications. The more advanced states link payments to outcomes such as reduced emergency room visits, and almost every state is exploring how to maximize the health home option under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
ACCESSION #
60495738

 

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