CMS reveals Medicare's value-based purchasing program for hospitals

Thompson, Cheryl A.
June 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;6/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p1062
Academic Journal
The article reports a value-based purchasing program by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), under which the Department of Health and Human Services will offer rewards to hospitals for the quality of care provided to Medicare beneficiaries. It states the incentives will be offered in accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of March 2010, based on the performance of a hospital.


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