If there was any doubt that the fee for service model of health care payments is on its last legs, CMS’ launch of the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus on April 11th should end them. The goal of the plan… Read More
On April 14th 2014 Governor Cuomo finalized terms with the federal government to create New York State’s version of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Plan. DSRIP provides approximately 8 billion dollars to transform the healthcare delivery… Read More
As is befitting of a birthday, the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th provides us with an opportunity to celebrate the enormous influence Medicare and Medicaid have had on American health care and American society. President Johnson signed the historic legislation creating Medicare and Medicaid on July 30, 1965. Read our Doctors Council statement on the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.
In the post-ACA era, safety-net hospitals will have to address at least two major changes to remain viable. First, they will have to find new sources of funding and different payment methods as fee-for-service transforms and government… Read More