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CEO Power Panel poll finds broad support for value-based pay

CEO Power Panel poll finds broad support for value-based pay

More than three-quarters of a representative sample of the nation's top healthcare leadership back the ongoing shift toward value-based payment systems. Yet only 20% are willing to do away completely with the industry's still dominant fee-for-service model.

Pollack draws praise as pick to lead American Hospital Association

By Paul Demko  |  May 04, 2015
Pollack draws praise as pick to lead American Hospital Association

The American Hospital Association has chosen Richard Pollack, its longtime lead lobbyist, to succeed Richard Umbdenstock as CEO. Hospital leaders say Pollack is the right pick, even though he never led a hospital or health system.

Medicare payments still lean toward volume, not value

By Sabriya Rice  |  May 05, 2015

Of the $360 billion in payments Medicare made to providers in 2013, 58% continued to flow through traditional fee-for-service models with no regard for quality or outcomes, according to a new analysis by the employer-backed Catalyst for Payment Reform.



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