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Guest commentary: The case against block grants for Medicaid

Guest commentary: The case against block grants for Medicaid

By Dr. Patricia Gabow  |  February 01, 2017

Republican plans to convert funding for Medicaid into a block-grant program could produce expenditure predictability and lower costs for the federal government, but it raises questions about the program's core mission, as well as concerns over efficiency, accountability and equity.

Guest Commentary: A value-based endorsement of bundled payments

By Drs. A. Navathe, G. Whittington, Dr. J. Liao and R. Bajner  |  January 13, 2017

Changes to the Affordable Care Act are inevitable in 2017. One often mentioned ACA target is the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, Medicare's test-bed for value-based payment models.

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