Policy & Value-Based Care

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Alternative Payment Models

SAMHSA Reports on Progress in Value-Based Payment for SUD Services

Nov. 14, 2023
Only eight states have well-developed and ongoing value-based payment initiatives for substance use disorder services, report finds
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MGMA Survey: Regulatory Burden Keeps Getting Worse

Nov. 13, 2023
Ninety percent of survey respondents reported that the overall regulatory burden on their medical practice had increased over the previous 12 months
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Public Health

Coalition Formed to Strengthen Public Health Partnerships

Nov. 13, 2023
Founding members of Common Health Coalition include AHIP, the Alliance of Community Health Plans, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, and Kaiser...
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Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

Study: ACOs Having No Effect on Mental Health

Nov. 6, 2023
Among patients not initially enrolled in an ACO, those who switched to one were no more likely to get mental health treatment and saw no improvements in their symptoms
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Policy & Value-Based Care

CMS Announces Final Rule on MD Fee Schedule; APG Leaders Approve of MSSP Changes

Nov. 3, 2023
On Nov. 2, CMS officials announced the final rule for the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule; APG leaders approved of the MSSP-related provisions