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Physicians, patients define high-value care differently

Physicians, patients define high-value care differently

By Maria Castellucci  |  December 08, 2017

A recent survey found that in defining high-value care, patients emphasize costs and convenience while doctors see relationships and patient outcomes as better indicators of value.

CMS trims list of possible Medicare quality measures

CMS trims list of possible Medicare quality measures

By Maria Castellucci  |  November 30, 2017

The CMS on Thursday released its annual list of measures under consideration for Medicare's quality reporting and value-based purchasing programs. The number of measures under review is much smaller compared to last year when CMS considered nearly 100 measures.

New CMS quality measure tool in the works

New CMS quality measure tool in the works

By Virgil Dickson  |  November 22, 2017

The CMS is working on a new online resource that will make it easier for providers to figure out which quality measures are under development.

Providers call on CMS for more flexible alternative payment models

Providers call on CMS for more flexible alternative payment models

By Maria Castellucci  |  November 20, 2017

Provider groups called on the CMS to create more opportunities for physicians to participate in existing and new alternative payment models to advance the Innovation Center's mission of moving healthcare delivery from volume to value.

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