Tag Archives: Payments

Value-based care payments increasing but risk still rare

Dive Brief: More than half of all commercial plan payments to hospitals in 2017 were earmarked toward some form of value-oriented care or alternative payments intended to reduce waste, according to the latest scorecard from Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) — up from just 10.2% in 2012. However, a large chunk of the value-oriented payment (90%) was… Read More »

Payers Will Put An End To The AHA’s Predictable Resistance To Site-Neutral Payments

As a spectator of the tug-of-war between the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Hospital Association (AHA) for some years now, all I can do is shake my head at the industry group’s dug-in opposition to change. In the latest face-off between the two entities, the AHA is again looking to… Read More »