There is a trend of making value-based deals to pay for treatments in order to ensure the drug works as advertised while also protecting payers from financial risk, explained Richard J. Willke, PhD, chief science officer of ISPOR.
Source: Dr Richard Willke on Using Real-World Data to Inform Value-Based Contracts
The authors draw on the experience of past and present payment reforms to suggest principles for successfully designing alternative payment models.
Source: Creating Successful Alternative Payment Models
Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Michigan gets $3.8 million for emergency preparedness in health care. Crain&#…
Source: Our Healthcare Hot Topics of the Week – Rickard & Associates
State Rep. John Forbes represents Urbandale.
The U.S. should move to a simple, more common sense approach — the single payer system.
Source: Forbes: Patchwork solutions won’t fix health care. Single payer system is common sense.
The Self-Insurance Protection Act, which protects medical stop-loss, passed this week with a 400-16 vote.
Source: Self-insurance bill passes House vote | Employee Benefit News
An aging workforce, DIY healthcare and developing technologies will transform the way employers think about benefits.
Source: How evolving consumer health can change the benefit mindset | Employee Benefit News
With Republican leaders promising to quickly repeal the Affordable Care Act and only promising to enact a replacement, it’s worth revisiting the question of whether healthcare is a right.
Source: Editorial: Is healthcare a right? – Modern Healthcare
Post-acute care strategy may not have always been on the top of the agenda for health care organizations. But in today’s value-based care world, the question now is not whether to work with post-acute, but how.
Source: Viewing post-acute care in a new light: Strategies to drive value – Modern Healthcare
As the healthcare industry looks to cut costs and improve care in 2017, executives say they’re pursuing new strategies in 2017 to boost access to outpatient care, according to a new survey.
Source: Healthcare executives eye improving access to outpatient care in 2017 – Modern Healthcare
The GOP health bill left intact key Obamacare regulations that were responsible for driving up premiums.
Source: To Bring Down Premiums, Congress Must Reverse Regulations