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CMS Releases Final Medicare Payment Rules for Value-Based Modifier, Chronic Care Management

CMS has released final rules outlining how Medicare will pay major healthcare providers and suppliers in 2015, including the Value-based Payment Modifier (VBM), which adjusts traditional Medicare payments to physicians and other eligible professionals based on the quality and cost … finish reading CMS Releases Final Medicare Payment Rules for Value-Based Modifier, Chronic Care Management

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Only 11 Percent of Payment to Doctors, Hospitals is Tied to Performance: Study

Just 11 percent of payments made to doctors and hospitals today are value-oriented, or tied to how well they deliver care or create incentives for both improving quality and reducing waste, according to the first annual National Scorecard on Payment … finish reading Only 11 Percent of Payment to Doctors, Hospitals is Tied to Performance: Study

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Most Medicare Demo Projects Fail to Raise Quality, Cut Costs

Medicare’s disease management (DM) and value-based payment demonstrations have failed to raise quality and cut healthcare costs, according to a review from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). A recent review of the outcomes of 10 major Medicare demonstrations over the … finish reading Most Medicare Demo Projects Fail to Raise Quality, Cut Costs

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