Only one-third of hospital leaders surveyed said their facility was highly capable of interoperability even though 98% said it was an important asset in the move to value-based payment in the next three years.
The American Hospital Association urged the agency to provide more details on its newest voluntary bundled-payment model and to delay the deadline to apply so hospital leaders have more time to consider participating.
There's no one-size-fits-all solution to lower healthcare spending, according to a new report that found costs varied across five states due to variation in how services are used, the price of services and other factors.
Congress' budget deal included several changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program that experts say will motivate beneficiaries to be more proactive about their health.
The National Quality Forum has waited more than four months for congressional funding, which accounts for roughly 70% of its total budget.
As healthcare grows more complex and technology-reliant in the push to value-based care, independent practice providers are looking to ACOs as a way to adapt to changes while also keeping their autonomy.
More than 622,000 Washington state residents received a low-value service from July 2015 to June 2016, according to a new study. Experts say physicians needs to rethink how they talk about treatment options with patients.
Relatively few physicians think accountable care organizations and bundled-payment models will drive down costs and improve quality of care, a new Leavitt Partners survey found.
Community hospital CEOs are most worried about their organization's finances, particularly uncertainties surrounding Medicaid reimbursement and rising costs, a new survey from the American College of Project Japan Executives found.
In a new report, the NQF calls on Medicaid programs to work more with healthcare organizations and communities to better manage social disparities.
Health insurers are pushing hard for outcomes-based healthcare quality measures.
Providers and payers say CMS' Meaningful Measures initiative is a step in the right direction, but uncertainties still remain around which measures actually matter.