Unlike fee-for-service, where hospitals and clinicians gain increased revenue and profit by delivering more services to more people, regardless of patient outcomes, value-based care is designed to reward clinicians for the efficacy and quality of care delivered, as opposed to quantity.
Still getting back to your routine after the long Labor Day weekend? Take a look at some of the most notable healthcare industry news we’ve been reading, from interoperability during Hurricane Harvey and bundled payments, to mergers, the best hospitals to work for and the new surgeon general.
CMS recently proposed a new rule that would decimate bundled payment programs. Healthcare payment reform is a knotty issue, but as the single largest payer for health care in the United States, should The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) force healthcare organizations to evolve into a value-based world?
Kickoff your week by taking a look at some of the most notable healthcare industry stories we've been reading:
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Founding a company is hard work, and thinking about health insurance while you’re bootstrapping, even as a healthcare startup, is even harder. But Noteworth’s co-founders, Justin Williams and Nishant Panchal, made it their mission to make healthcare coverage a priority.