*  Merit-Based Incentive Payment System Reporting | STS
Coding and Reimbursement. *Risk Calculators. *Clinical Practice Guidelines. *Expert Consensus Statements. *Practice Management ... The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is a program under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and is ... and the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program-into one streamlined program. ...
  http://sts.org/registries-research-center/sts-national-database/mips-reporting
*  Transmittals/MLN Matters articles: CMS posts special article on PCIP, instructs on MRI coverage, and more - www.hcpro.com
... provides for an incentive payment for primary care services furnished on or after January 1, 2011, and before January 1, 2016, ... CMS has posted a special edition MLN Matters article on the primary care incentive payment program (PCIP). The Affordable Care ... Take the confusion out of coding and billing for outpatient rehab and ensure you receive accurate reimbursement for the... ... Incentive Payment Program for Primary Care Services, Section 5501(a) of the Patient Protection and Afforable Care Act (the ACA ...
  http://www.hcpro.com/CCP-264596-5570/TransmittalsMLN-Matters-articles-CMS-posts-special-article-on-PCIP-instructs-on-MRI-coverage-and-more.html
*  Getting Rewards for Your Results: Pay-for-Performance Programs -- FPM
A number of financial incentives exist,3 but the two most common incentives are quality bonuses (in which physicians receive an ... in which the health plan withholds 5 percent to 10 percent of reimbursement and pays it back to the physician for meeting ... The key criteria to look for include financial incentives of adequate size to be worthwhile, incentives based on well-tested ... Incentives of up to 10 percent of annual income will be paid to physicians who achieve targets in these three areas. ...
  https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300/p45.html
*  Pay-for-performance Policies Punish Doctors Who Care for Obese Patients
New Johns Hopkins research has indicated that pay-for-performance reimbursement of surgeons, intended to reward doctors and ... "But it can be discriminatory and create perverse incentives when metrics aren't adjusted. And what is the most prevalent and ... New Johns Hopkins research has indicated that pay-for-performance reimbursement of surgeons, intended to reward doctors and ... hospitals for good patient outcomes, may instead be creating financial incentives for discriminating against obese patients. ...
  http://www.medindia.net/news/Pay-for-performance-Policies-Punish-Doctors-Who-Care-for-Obese-Patients-68466-1.htm
*  Cost-Based Reimbursement and Prospective Payment: Reassessing the Incentives | Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law |...
Cost-Based Reimbursement and Prospective Payment: Reassessing the Incentives Richard W. Foster Richard W. Foster ... Richard W. Foster; Cost-Based Reimbursement and Prospective Payment: Reassessing the Incentives. J Health Polit Policy Law 1 ...
  https://read.dukeupress.edu/jhppl/article-abstract/7/2/407/14085/CostBased-Reimbursement-and-Prospective-Payment
*  Ezra Klein - Rep. Paul Ryan: 'Rationing happens today! The question is who will do it?'
Individual patients can never have the power to significantly affect policies or reimbursement incentives. Those powers belongs ... What I am not okay with is trying to throw in ad-hoc incentives to reduce spending, and hope to Jesus that they bend the cost ... Those incentives - such as the employer tax - are better than nothing, and so the Senate bill is probably better than nothing. ... In your interview, even, you get to the point of saying, "You and I agree that market incentives matter." You weren't able to ...
  http://voices.washingtonpost.com/ezra-klein/2010/02/rep_paul_ryan_rationing_happen.html
*  Pa. Hospitals Test 'Warranty' on Patient Care | PBS NewsHour
I think the commercial insurance companies will follow Medicare, if Medicare can start changing that reimbursement incentive. ... And then they have an incentive, a bonus opportunity. The bonus opportunity is driven off of quality measures and off of ...
  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/health-jan-june09-healthwarranty_03-30/
*  Abstracts - Thomas Hwang
Reimbursement incentives for antibiotics May 20, 2014. Antibiotics are arguably one of the great translational medicine success ... This paper shines a light on a new federal incentive program for pediatric drug development that has, to date, attracted little ... We argue that in light of ongoing efforts to make reimbursement decisions more efficient, CMS should leverage its influence as ... In our article, we examine key issues relating to the clinical use, regulation, and reimbursement of 3-dimensional printing ...
  http://www.thomashwang.com/abstracts
*  Update on Advisory Committee on Immunization's Practices (ACIP) Vaccine Recommendations, October 2012 | The Journal of the...
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) incentive reimbursement to primary care providers for administration of ... Primary Care Incentive Payment Program (PCIP): Medicare PCIP payments for 2011 will exceed $560 million. Centers for Medicare ...
  http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2094347
*  Cloud Helps Firm Weather Storm | Information Management
Shift reflects move to analytics and population health, reacting to changes in reimbursement incentives. ...
  https://www.information-management.com/news/cloud-helps-firm-weather-storm
*  Intrado Launches Network Transport Service | Information Management
Shift reflects move to analytics and population health, reacting to changes in reimbursement incentives. ...
  https://www.information-management.com/news/intrado-launches-network-transport-service
*  Sky Road Promotes Swaps Trading In A Cloud | Information Management
Shift reflects move to analytics and population health, reacting to changes in reimbursement incentives. ...
  https://www.information-management.com/news/sky-road-promotes-swaps-trading-in-a-cloud
*  Some New Intel on Business Intelligence | Information Management
Shift reflects move to analytics and population health, reacting to changes in reimbursement incentives. ...
  https://www.information-management.com/opinion/some-new-intel-on-business-intelligence
*  Mark McClellan - Wikipedia
This paper presents an econometric model to summarize these reimbursement incentives, present information on cost sharing and ... McClellan, M. (1997). Hospital reimbursement incentives: An empirical analysis. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 6 ... Lower costs equaled lower reimbursement; however, higher costs led to higher reimbursements only if the costs were driven by a ... McClellan's review serves as a harbinger of current attempts to model a health care reimbursement program focused on pay for ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_McClellan
*  Reform Agenda with Japan Yields Results | United States Trade Representative
... including through the introduction of reimbursement incentives. Improved transparency and communication with stakeholders in ... including on a new vision for long-term pricing reform for drugs and new reimbursement approaches for certain highly advanced ... reimbursement reviews for innovative drugs and devices. Improved government-stakeholder communication to tackle issues ...
  https://ustr.gov/about-us/policy-offices/press-office/fact-sheets/2009/january/reform-agenda-japan-yields-results
*  Federal Register :: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Business Systems-Definition and...
a) A cost-reimbursement, incentive-type, time-and-materials, or labor-hour contract; ... a) Contractors receiving cost-reimbursement, incentive-type, time-and-materials, or labor-hour contracts, contracts which ... ii) Considering another type of contract, e.g., a fixed-price incentive (firm target) contract instead of a firm-fixed price; ... ii) Considering another type of contract, e.g., a fixed-price incentive (firm target) contract instead of firm-fixed price; ...
  https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2010/12/03/2010-30072/defense-federal-acquisition-regulation-supplement-business-systems-definition-and-administration
*  EHR incentives climb to $19B | Healthcare IT News
19 billion in reimbursement incentives. There were 440, 998 registered providers participating in the federal electronic health ... record incentive program as of the end of 2013, with $19.2 billion paid out in incentives, according to the Centers for ... 19 billion in reimbursement incentives.. There were 440, 998 registered providers participating in the federal electronic ... See also: Survey says: EHR incentive program is on track.]. In September 2012, Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for ...
  http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/ehr-incentives-climb-19b
*  Impact of Creating a Pay for Quality Improvement (P4QI) Incentive Program on Healthcare Disparity: Leveraging HIT in Rural...
Proposed P4QI Incentive Program. In general, P4P incentive programs affect reimbursement based on patient outcomes related to a ... In general, P4P reimbursement incentive programs are tiered based on reported outcome measures related to quality of care and ... However, reimbursement incentives related to P4P quality scores are rarely tied to the use of HIT. ... We suggest that a P4QI (Pay for Quality Improvement) incentive program be initiated. A P4QI incentive program would focus on ...
  http://perspectives.ahima.org/impact-of-creating-a-pay-for-quality-improvement-p4qi-incentive-program-on-healthcare-disparity-leveraging-hit-in-rural-hospitals-and-small-physician-offices/
*  JoVE | Peer Reviewed Scientific Video Journal - Methods and Protocols
The Affordable Care Act provides reimbursement incentives aimed at improving access to primary care services for new Medicaid ... Additionally, frequent self-referrals may also diminish the incentive for specialist participation in reform endeavors like ... beneficiaries; however, there are no such incentives for specialty services. Using the natural experiment of Medicaid expansion ...
  https://www.jove.com/visualize?author=James%20R%20Burke%20
*  Life as a Healthcare CIO: January 2009
It outlines Medicaid reimbursement incentives to eligible Medicaid providers that exhibit a meaningful use of certified EHR. * ... It outlines Medicare reimbursement incentives to eligible professionals, eligible Medicare Advantage Organizations, and ... Wise investment, with accountability for use of EHRs and incentives to achieve coordinated quality care, is needed to transform ... It specifies $20 billion in incentives to support health IT through Medicare and Medicaid, beginning in 2011. ...
  http://geekdoctor.blogspot.com/2009_01_01_archive.html
*  PAR-15-346: Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation (R01)
... reimbursement, incentives, or wide scale implementation of prevention or treatment services; ... Introduction of food or beverage taxes/subsidies/price changes/other incentives;. * Infrastructure initiatives such as ...
  https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-346.html
*  PA-16-165: Obesity Policy Evaluation Research (R01)
... reimbursement, incentives, or wide scale implementation of prevention or treatment services; ... Introduction of food or beverage taxes/subsidies/price changes/other incentives; *Infrastructure initiatives such as retailers ...
  https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-165.html
*  From Concept to Reality
Other countries are piloting alternative reimbursement and incentive models that reward quality. On the whole, the conversion ... must be given incentives to produce better outcomes for patients. The same incentives would have an indirect effect on ... Reimbursement. For a value-based approach to move from concept to reality, doctors and other medical staff, along with the ... Similarly, reimbursement structures encourage drug and device companies to seek the highest available price per treatment and ...
  https://www.bcg.com/publications/2011/biopharma-health-care-payers-providers-health-care-from-concept-to-reality.aspx
*  Why VA Health Care Is Different | Federal Practitioner
2. Reimbursement and Incentives The veteran patient population typically requires more time during a typical doctor visit than ... Ever-changing reimbursement schedules have forced many private sector PCPs to shorten patient visits in order to survive ... especially given the current system of health care reimbursement. The benefit of a holistic view is underscored by numerous ...
  https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/108568/why-va-health-care-different/page/0/1