Payment Reform

April 19, 2018
"If clinicians are burning out, it is unlikely that participation in new payment models will be sustainable," explained Mark Friedberg, MD, MPP, senior natural scientist and director of the Boston office at RAND Corporation.
April 10, 2018
The third annual population health survey from Numerof & Associates found that healthcare organizations have not made as much progress to transition to risk-based agreements as they predicted they would 2 years ago.
April 10, 2018
Getting to value in healthcare has proven to be difficult, but succesful programs have certain characteristics, said David Blumenthal, MD, MPP, president of The Commonwealth Fund.
April 08, 2018
Shantanu Agrawal, MD, MPhil, CEO and president of National Quality Forum, recognizes the importance of diminishing health disparities.
March 27, 2018
In a commentary for New England Journal of Medicine, Karen E. Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH, of Washington University School of Medicine, outlines key principles for designing alternative payment models (APMs) to avoid harming vulnerable populations and penalizing the providers who care for them.
March 24, 2018
Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast.
March 23, 2018
This week, the top managed care stories included changes to the Next Generation ACO Model caused 7 accountable care organizations to leave the model; a report highlights how quickly hospital acqusition of physician practices is occurring; CMS finalizes coverage for Next-Generation Sequencing tests.
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