Provider Alignment Is Integral to Future Success

Zucker, Michael C.
September 2010
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Fall2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p29
In this article the author discusses the issues in healthcare industry in the U.S. He mentions the way healthcare is paid which is known as the traditional fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare program that is likely to end as the reimbursement policy has a shift toward pay-for-performance, value-based purchasing and bundled pricing. He also mentions the Baptist Health System (BHS) of Vanguard Health System in San Antonio, Texas.


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