Ten organizations, including the National Coalition on Health Care, are asking HHS Secretary Tom Price to expand the options under MACRA for physicians and physician groups to include advanced alternative payment models (APMs) that are part of Medicare Advantage plans.
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Former Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office Director Melanie Bella said if officials overhaul the Medicaid program, this move will greatly impact Medicare beneficiaries. Ms. Bella discussed an overhaul’s impact during a briefing that National Coalition on Health Care, a nonpartisan organization, hosted on April 10, 2017.
New payment models and dedicated efforts to coordinate care are changing the delivery of health care, but more progress needs to be made, primary care physicians said at a recent National Coalition on Health Care forum on health policy.
Payment models involving primary care should build on proven methods, be innovative and prevent patients from losing access, the National Coalition on Health Care said at a briefing Wednesday afternoon.
The rising cost of healthcare is one of the greatest economic, fiscal, and moral challenges facing the United States, not just for the next four years, but also for coming generations. Successful efforts to simultaneously improve quality and outcomes while “bending the curve” of healthcare spending must be a top national priority.