TITLE

CMS--Engaging Multiple Payers in Payment Reform

AUTHOR(S)
Rajkumar, Rahul; Conway, Patrick H.; Tavenner, Marilyn
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;5/21/2014, Vol. 311 Issue 19, p1967
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on the move by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to engage multiple payers in payment reform. They cite several initiatives taken by the CMS aimed at reducing program expenditures under Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). They also describe a framework for understanding payment reform that classifies payment models base on the manner in which clinicians and health care organizations are paid.
ACCESSION #
96136673

 

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