Outline of Medicare's four original value-based programs: Hospital Value-Based Purchasing, Hospital Readmission Reduction, Physician Value-Based Modifier program, and Hospital Acquired Conditions Program. Also End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), Skilled Nursing Facility and Home Health Value-based programs.
Report by the Healthcare Financial Management Association, AHA and MGMA, calls for greater attention to pricing transparency, point-of-service payment and simplified charge structures. All are desired by consumers - and can be delivered by the combined efforts of leaders by providers and insurers. Published 2006, with updates and new materials