Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier Program
Discusses provisions from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act including the Physician Payment Modifier (VBM) program, which provides differential payment to physicians or physician groups based on the quality of care provided compared to the cost of providing care.
Date: 12/2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services view details
Value-Based Purchasing Demonstrations for Critical Access and Small PPS Hospitals
White paper discussing the expanded quality reporting
programs for Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and hospitals
excluded from the inpatient Value-Based Purchasing (VBP)
program due to a low number of cases. Includes
recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human
Services on the rural implications from the Affordable Care
Act (ACA) provision on inpatient hospital VBP program.
Date: 09/2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services view details
The 2011 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Services Issues
Report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services focused on rural childhood obesity, place-based initiatives for rural early childhood development, and rural implications of accountable care organizations and payment bundling. Includes recommendations to address these issues and provides appendices describing the 2010 site visits.
Date: 03/2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services view details
Home Health Study Report: Literature Review
Presents a literature search which was used as a background to aid the development of a study and report on potential revisions to the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS). Report includes rural and underserved populations.
Author(s): Judy Goldberg Dey, Margaret Johnson, William Pajerowski, Myra Tanamor, Alyson Ward Date: 01/2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details