TITLE

New Reimbursement Models Challenge Providers and Create Opportunities

AUTHOR(S)
Kuhn, Herb B.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Fall2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the changes in reimbursement policy for providers of healthcare services in the U.S. He notes that the existing payment model in the country have focused on reimbursements rather than on value and quality across the continuum of care. He adds that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has transformed from simply paying the bills to an active purchaser of quality and efficient care.
ACCESSION #
57207664

 

Related Articles

  • Medicare/Medicaid.  // Health Management Technology;Nov2008, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p10 

    This article reports that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its fiscal year 2009 inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) final rule. The rule scales back the proposed new quality measures from 43 to 13 measures that hospitals must report to receive a full...

  • Rules and Regulations: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.  // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;3/18/2014, Vol. 79 Issue 52, p15022 

    The article presents an interim final rule issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). It states that the measure is carrying changes to the payment adjustment for low-volume hospitals and to the Medicaredependent hospital (MDH) program in accordance with the hospital...

  • (MEDICARE) CMS Adjusts Rule on Inpatient Rehab Facility Payments.  // Community Health Funding Week;10/2/2009, p21 

    The article informs that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has changed rules regarding Medicare's Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System (PPS). The article informs that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has changed rules regarding...

  • A First Look At Meaningful Use Stage 2. RYAN, JACKIE // AAOS Now;Oct2013, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p32 

    The article offers information on the 672-page Final Rule published by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on August 27, 2012. The Stage 2 criteria defines how eligible professionals, hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) can continue to participate in the Medicare...

  • CMS issues proposed 2015 rule for Medicare Advantage.  // AHA News;1/10/2014, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p6 

    The article reports on the proposed 2015 rule by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on January 6, 2014 regarding the private Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans in the U.S.

  • CMS Confirms 1-Year Delay to ICD-10.  // South Dakota Medicine;Sept2012, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p365 

    The article reports on the delay of the implementation of the International Classification Disease-10 (ICD-10) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the U.S. until October 1, 2014.

  • Medicare Update.  // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Sep2009, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p57 

    The article presents information on developments related to medicare in the U.S. The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) submitted a report to the U.S. Congress which includes suggestions for changing the way care is delivered in the Medicare program. The Clarification of Outpatient...

  • CMS’ dual-eligible demonstration update due. Dickson, Virgil // Modern Healthcare;5/11/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 19, p0004 

    The article reports that the Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Payment and Access Commission meeting to be held in May 2015 will provide update on the initiatives under the Financial Alignment Initiative in the U.S. Topics include updates to be given by Tim Engelhardt, director of...

  • (HOME HEALTH) Payment Changes for Home Health Services Proposed.  // Aging News Alert;7/31/2009, p7 

    The article reports that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing a 2.2% home health market basket update to the home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) rates for calendar year. CMS proposes to cap outlier payments at 10% per agency and target total aggregate...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics