HHS released final rules on new health co-ops

May 26, 2017

St. Louis Beacon: Health System Reform Moves Forward Despite Controversy And Legal Challenge The federal government's decision to open access to Medicare data so groups can compare practice patterns of doctors and hospitals is the latest indication that certain major health reforms will move forward no matter how the Supreme Court rules on the Affordable Care Act. ... Among other things, the administration has: Required hospitals and doctors to meet certain quality measures connected with what's known as value-based purchasing in caring for patients. ... Embraced the medical home model of care (Joiner, 12/8).

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