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Medicare Value-Based Payment Models: Participation Challenges and Available Assistance for Small and Rural Practices

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Description
Identifies challenges faced by small and rural physician practices when participating in Medicare's new value-based payment models, and groups them into five key areas: financial resources and risk management, health IT and data, population health management care delivery, quality and efficiency performance measurement and reporting, and effects of model participation and managing compliance with requirements. Also identifies two types of organizations, partner and non-partner, along with the services they provide, that can help small and rural practices overcome these challenges.
Date
12/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
Tagged as
Health reform · Healthcare quality · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models