New Reimbursement Models Challenge Providers and Create Opportunities

Kuhn, Herb B.
September 2010
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Fall2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p39
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.


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