TITLE

Moving in the right direction: Value-based purchasing changes meet approval

AUTHOR(S)
Selvam, Ashok
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;11/7/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 45, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the approval for adjusted changes in value-based purchasing program by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It mentions changes including additional process measures for checking infection from urinary catheters and re-evaluation of hospital performance. It also notes composite measures of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) for hospital-acquired condition (HAC) events.
ACCESSION #
67279228

 

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