The rising cost of healthcare is one of the greatest economic, fiscal, and moral challenges facing the United States, not just for the next four years, but also for coming generations. Successful efforts to simultaneously improve quality and outcomes while “bending the curve” of healthcare spending must be a top national priority.
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Dozens of leading healthcare organizations, including the National Coalition on Health Care, have called on President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to continue the federal government’s push to value-based, patient-centered payment models that reward providers for improved quality and cost-effective care.
Joint letter organized and sent by NCHC on January 25th, 2017 to the Administration & Congress Urging Support for the Value-based Care Movement
by Larry McNeely With the Senate’s decision to take up the Fiscal Year 2017 budget resolution, Congressional leaders are now pursuing repeal of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act without an immediate replacement. It is time that we took a hard look at this strategy’s implications for health care. At the outset, I should […]