Tag Archives: Pay For Performance

National Commission on Payment Reform Recommends 5 Year Transition Model

The Society of General Internal Medicine convened the National Commission on Payment Reform to formulate a recommendation for healthcare payment reform. This Commission released its Report in March 2013. Although we have attached the report, here are the 12 fundamental recommendations. 1.         Over time, payers should largely eliminate stand-alone fee-for-service payment to medical practices because of its … Continue Reading

Medicare HHA Pay for Performance Demonstration Yields $15 Million

CMS announced that it is sharing more than $15 million in savings with 166 Home Health Agencies (HHAs) based on their performance during the first year of the 2-year Medicare Home Health Pay For Performance (HHP4P) demonstration. The demonstration project began in January, 2008 and ended December, 2009. The results for calendar year 2008 produced $15.4 million … Continue Reading