Safety net hospitals are having a harder time in the new health care funding landscape- this is not news. One of new truths is Value Based Purchasing (VBP). VBP promises to reimburse hospitals based on the value of… 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