Carrie Colla is a health economist and an associate professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Her presentation will be on “Learning for Medicare ACOs: Policy to Practice.”
To make greater strides towards value-based payment models in Medicare, Paul Ginsburg recommends that those who are testing alternative payment models at CMS should work directly with the team managing the existing fee-for-service payment system.
On January 30, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services Eric Hargan will visit Brookings to deliver remarks on reforming Stark/anti-kickback policies. After delivering his prepared remarks there will be a panel discussion including Kimberly Brandt from CMS.
The number of physicians excluded from participation in Medicare and state public insurance reimbursement owing to fraud, waste, and abuse increased on average, 20 percent per year, between 2007 and 2017.