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Medicare: Voluntary and Mandatory Episode-Based Payment Models and Their Participants

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Description
Reviews tests of 6 episode-based Medicare payment models. Describes the characteristics of providers that participated in these models, including rural or urban location, addresses factors affecting their decision to participate, and compares the advantages of mandatory versus voluntary participation.
Date
12/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
Tagged as
Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences