Medical Economics December 9, 2020
Daniel B. Frier, Esq.

The government takes additional comprehensive measures to ensure COVID-19 doesn’t disrupt the transition from volume to value.

If there were ever any doubts about the seriousness of CMS’ commitment to transitioning the nation’s healthcare system from one based on volume-based to value-based compensation models, those doubts were squashed by a recent CMS blog post and bulletin, announcing the implementation of very significant temporary “flexibilities and adjustments” to various valued-based care (VBC) programs in an effort to ensure that providers participating in those programs are able to weather the chaos of the current pandemic.
 
In the blog post, CMS Administrator Seema Verma wrote that the “need” for a comprehensive value-based transformation of the country’s healthcare...

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Topics: ACO (Accountable Care), Bundled Payments, CMS, Govt Agencies, Health System / Hospital, Insurance, Medicare, Payment Models, Physician, Primary care, Provider, Value Based
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