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Why patients will benefit from new value-based hospital reimbursement contracts

Blue Cross this week announced that it has reached an agreement with Trinity Health-Michigan to begin basing hospital reimbursement on patient outcomes and the quality and effectiveness of the care being delivered. The three-year contract is the first of its … Continue reading

Why Paying Health Care Providers for Outcomes Benefits Everyone

There’s a movement among insurers policymakers and health care leaders about embracing pay-for-performance as a way to improve health care quality and lower costs. In recent weeks, Blue Cross has announced contracts based on this model of reimbursement with both … Continue reading