Value-based payment

May 17, 2018
The 19th Annual Not-for-Profit Health Care Investor Conference kicks off today in New York City, providing an important opportunity for not-for-profit health systems to maintain a dialogue with investors.   The conference, sponsored by AHA, Citi and the Healthcare Financial Management…
May 7, 2018
Hospitals and health systems are embracing the move to value-based care and enhancing affordability, writes Nancy Agee, president and CEO of Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA, and 2018 chair of the AHA Board of Trustees, in a commentary published Saturday in Modern Healthcare. “The goal is to provide…
May 7, 2018
Watch the video Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma today discussed a number of efforts underway at the agency, including many to reduce regulatory burdens on providers.    “We recognize that some regulations are necessary to ensure patient safety,…
Jan 18, 2018
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack yesterday hosted Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma on a special AHA Town Hall webcast focused on the current regulatory landscape and efforts that the agency is considering that could provide regulatory relief to hospitals and…
Nov 22, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today announced refinements to the Medicare Advantage Valued-Based Insurance Design Model for calendar year 2019, the third year of the demonstration program. The model is designed to test whether giving MA plans flexibility to offer…
Nov 20, 2017
AHA comments on CMS's request for information on a new direction for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).
Aug 22, 2017
Leaders from Jamaica and Flushing Hospitals, a safety-net hospital system in Queens, NY, will share how to apply value-based principles to radiology during a Sept. 14 webinar hosted by the AHA's Physician Leadership Forum and the American College of Radiology. For more information or to register…
Aug 1, 2017
Physician practices that served a disproportionate share of medically and socially high-risk patients in the first year of the Medicare Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier Program were more likely to receive a penalty compared with other practices, according to a study published today in the…
May 18, 2017
AHA statement before the Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health regarding the current status of the Medicare Program, payment systems, and extenders.
Sep 20, 2016
Changes to the Medicare Post-Acute Care Value-Based Purchasing Act (H.R. 3298) do not go far enough to address the underlying problems with the legislation, AHA today told the bill’s sponsors, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI). “Without a more balanced,…